Subject: Re: UPDATE: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-install
Date: 03/05/2007 17:59:11
On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 17:49:00 +0100
Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:

> Hi,
> here's an updated patch for my changes on iso generation. Changes
> since last one:
> - the "install" iso are genereated in $RELEASEDIR/iso instead of the
>   per-port directory. If all ports are built using the same
> $RELEASEDIR it should end up with a tree that can be uploaded to the
> ftp server as-is.
> - almost all ports have been converted. The remaining port not there
>   is mac68k because, if I got it right, it still depends
>   on features that we don't have in our cd9660 makefs.
> I have a build for all ports running, which should complete tonight.
> if all goes well I should be able to commit this in about 24h ...
> Remaining issues:
> - enable back iso-image in etc/, only for macppc and mac68k
> - teach distrib/cdrom about non-emulated boot for x86 (but I consider
> this a separate issue for now).

Wow... good work! Does that mean that we can choose what install kernel
we want? and no more restrictions about floppy size?

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