for when dragonflyBSD next release?

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Fri Mar 18 11:37:13 PST 2005

Followup: here is a pre-rolled ISO containing this installer:

made with 'make installer_release' from yesterday's sources plus the
patch in my previous message.


On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 17:42:15 -0800
Chris Pressey <cpressey at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 14:31:12 -0800 (PST)
> Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >     I was hoping to do the second official release in February but
> >     there were still a number of outstanding issues.
> > 
> >     I intend to release at the end of this month.  There are three 
> >     outstanding issues that I want to see fixed before the release. 
> >     The browser lockup issue, the tcp panic, and a make seg-fault. 
> >     Two of the three are 'trivial' and should be fixed ASAP.  The
> >     browser lockup issue is a bit more involved.
> > 
> >     The release cycle will take about two weeks.  We'll start by
> >     slipping the stable tag (probably before the browser lockup
> >     issue is fixed), then  start doing release engineering based on
> >     that tag, get the browser issue fixed, document the new
> >     features, then release.
> I'd like to bring in the latest few tweaks to the installer ASAP
> before the release cycle starts.  Briefly, they are:
> - ESC key goes back to previous form or menu
> - Better error dialogue when network can't be configured
> - Fixed a case in Configure an Installed System where MAKEDEV
> should've
>   been called but wasn't
> - Install a friendly 'splash screen' for the web frontend
> The attached patch to src/nrelease/Makefile will build an
> installer_release with the latest packages.  If there are no reports
> of major bugs, I'll tag it as 1.1.5 and make proper packages available
> in the proper place (i.e. the committed change will NOT look like the
> attached diff...)
> Please test if you can!
> Thanks,
> -Chris

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