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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 13:37:43 -0600
Michael Marineau wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 10:23 AM, Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> Release Engineering is in the planning stages for 2008.0, so we're
>> asking for input from the community on things that they'd like to see
>> added/changed/removed from our release media.  All requests should be
>> something Release Engineering actually can accomplish, like profile
>> changes, or changes to the stages or ISO images.  We are interested in
>> all ideas, though we may only choose a few, as time and mirror space are
>> definite considerations.
>>
>> So, if you'd like to see something changed in Gentoo's releases, come on
>> over to the gentoo-releng mailing list and join in the fun!
> 
> I've got one tiny request and a slightly unrelated question. First,
> could we add rsync to the minimal install cd images? I tend to find
> myself booting to a cd and then copying over an rsync binary.

No. See bug #90414 for details.

> Second, I saw on the release meeting agenda there was an item about
> doing automated internal builds. I missed the meeting and I haven't
> seen anyone post a log yet so I don't know what was discussed. I
> currently do automated weekly stage{1,2,3} builds for use at the OSL
> for x86/amd64 and could easily add ppc64. Would people find it useful
> if I started posting those publicly in some semi-official manner?

These builds aren't for public consumption. They're for QA purposes. We've 
already been doing automated weekly stage[1-3] builds for x86/amd64 on poseidon, 
and I think another arch may have been using my script, as well.

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Andrew Gaffney                                 http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer             Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator
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References:
Call for feature requests for 2008.0
-- Chris Gianelloni
Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for feature requests for 2008.0
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