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Re: New DVD images and status of the weekly builds

On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 07:34:00PM +0200, Santiago Garcia Mantinan wrote:
> We have produced new images and made them available (after fixing yesterday
> the problem with the powerpc builds). These images should again fit in all
> DVDs at least if we didn't break other things, they are the first images
> built with JTE that we publish, and even though we tested the JTE images
> internally for the last weeks, there could be errors when downloading or
> within the images, if so, please report them to the list and we'll try to
> address them asap.
> Does this mean that we are ready for building weekly images again?
> Nope, not yet, we still have size problems, we just have bypassed them for
> now to build these images, if you want to help with the size problems, have
> a look at my yesterday's mail with subject:
> ISO sizes problem (searching for a solution)
> It is much  easier for us to generate DVD isos of a good size (and even in
> that we have not been much successfull) without solving this problem with the
> sizes, than to do it with CD isos, that's why we have produced new DVD
> images and not CDs yet, maybe we start generating new CDs and DVDs again in
> a weekly basis soon, but I wouldn't know when yet, for now, if you want a
> recent build please try out the new DVD images and let us know if they work
> ok.

Well given the new image is about 90M smaller and the problem seemed to
be a matter of 2 or 3M, yeah it seems to work fine.  Will try booting it
later, although I doubt there will be any problems with that part of it.

Len Sorensen

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