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Re: Reminder: bootable ISOs and official releases
On 18/02/2020 11:51, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Hey folks,
> it has been pointed out that I should stress a point here again (after the
> 9.0 release) that most of you will remember, but new users might not:
> - for macppc and mac68k the official release ISO images differ from those
> created by "build.sh release iso-image" (and the daily builds)
> The official release ISOs should be bootable/usable according to the release
> notes for their architectures. This is not true for the daily builds or
> build.sh results: those lack the HFS-hybrid part and are plain ISO 9660
> file systems.
> We hope to solve this differences "some day", but it has not happened yet.
> The magic to create the hybrid ISOs can be found in src/distrib/cdrom,
> but (apparently) you need special/old versions of cdrtools installed.
Just out of interest, what was the change to cdrtools which causes this to fail? Was
some of the hybrid support removed from newer releases?
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