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Re: Source tarballs?

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 14:36:13 +0100

On 21.02.2004, at 17:37, Erik Paulsen Skaalerud wrote:
Also, the sources in the tar are going to become obsolete almost
instantly, requiring daily regeneration. This is in contrast to the
ISO images for which it is not really necessary to do a daily
Putting them on the CD is also not a good idea (just in case someone
brings that up as an idea). It bloats the CD, the sources become obsolete almost instantly, and they present a release-management bloat
issue as well making it difficult to manage the CD release builds.
Arent we already building daily LiveCD's? Providing a source snapshot with these wouldnt be bloat, but it might be on a full release CD.

I don't agree here. The live ISO snapshots are a way to get it going in a fast way. But then, adding the sources will double the image. If somebody wants to update to latest HEAD, use cvsup.


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