[gobolinux-users] Rolling-release model (was: DistroWatch.)

Jonas Neumann gobolinux at tschanness.de
Mon Apr 25 10:48:32 NZST 2011

...and would need ages to install then.. anyways, i like that idea :)


On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 7:10 AM, Gilnei M. Oliveira <ogilnei at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri Apr 1 03:22:30 NZDT 2011, Hisham Muhammad <hisham at
> gobolinux.org > wrote:
>>On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 7:42 AM, K Lowe <klowe at ricsonline.org>
>>> Quote: "GoboLinux Forum: Support and General Discussion: Distrowatch:
>>> Charles Wilson
>>> Just trolling around Distrowatch and decided to check Gobo from there and
>>> found that it was NOT listed in the "Select Distro" field but was in the
>>> "Type Distro Name" field.
>>> Ummm...Is someone trying to tell me something?"
>>> Perhaps, as the DistroWatch information page for GoboLinux was updated on
>>> the 25 March 2011 and its Status is now Dormant not Active.
>>I don't know if it's fair to qualify the distro as "dormant" since the
>>Recipes are being actively updated:
>>But yes, the latest official iso is from late 2008, which is a *long*
>>time ago. We had a work-in-progress ISO for 015 in the works for a
>>long time but no one was able to dedicate the time required for the
>>kind of sprint needed to polish it up for release. (The system is
>>installable with some tweaks, but there were problems with the
>>bootloader and some packages still had random crashes, which means not
>>all builds were entirely clean).
>>I run GoboLinux on a daily basis (014.01 at work, the unfinished 015
>>at home) and I intend to keep using GoboLinux for the forseeable
>>futere, which means we'll simply have to have a new release out
>>eventually. There have been some talks offlist and some work related
>>to building a new ISO from scratch, but nothing announceable yet. I
>>know we've come to (adjusted to proportions) a "Duke Nukem Forever"
>>sort of situation, but I guess what I wanted to say is that no, we
>>haven't abandoned the project. :)
>>-- Hisham
> Hi,
> How about turning the GoboLinux for a rolling-release model? This
> philosophical change would make the use of recipes very updated with
> the latest softwares releases and for this only are necessary a basic
> bootable version in text mode because all another softwares would
> obtained with Compile/InstallPackages...
> bye
> og
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