Subject: Re: make release vs make iso-image
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/04/2002 10:54:45
At 01:36 PM 4/4/2002 -0500, Sean Davis wrote:
>I agree wholeheartedly, and in fact I suggested this a number of months 
>ago and
>received no response whatsoever. I'd really like to see it happen - either 
>or change sysinst accordingly so that the two match. There's really no 
>point in
>"make iso-image" existing at all if the isos it creates don't work the same as
>release isos you can find on ftp servers, IMHO.
>As it is, I've just gotten in the habit of moving my release stuff to 
>$ARCH/ and
>doing the mkisofs with appropriate arguments (from etc/Makefile and
>etc.$ARCH/ manually. This is cumbersome, because I have to 
>sit and
>watch it work instead of being able to come back to it and have it all ready.

Actually, with cross-build architecture we are finishing, if we used
$RELEASEDIR/$MACHINE we can then point multiple concurrent builds at the same
$RELEASEDIR and automagically get a something similar to multi-arch CD

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