[manjaro-dev] [Calamares] v2.4 released to unstable

Bernhard Landauer oberon at manjaro.org
Thu Aug 25 02:28:33 CEST 2016

Should we then not move calamares-dev-alamares-dev-2.4.0.r2429.5cf3770 
to testing, so we have a matching combination with manjaro-live there?

greetings obi

On 24/08/16 22:09, Philip Müller wrote:
> Hi team,
> The focus of the Calamares 2.4 development cycle was fixing bugs and
> polishing existing functionality, including locales management and
> partitioning, but we’re also shipping an all-new package selection module.
> Highlights of this release include:
> - added support for reusing an existing /home partition if detected in
> the /etc/fstab file of an already installed operating system;
> - new netinstall module which offers a choice of packages to install;
> - rewritten large portions of the locale module, with new locale and
> timezone autodetection functionality and smarter management of
> locale.conf values;
> - added support for an already mounted loop filesystem as source for the
> unpackfs operation;
> - improved handling of partition colors in the partitioning interface
> when operating on logical partitions;
> - fixed a user name validation issue which could in some specific
> situations cause a failed installation;
> - improved defaults in several configuration files;
> - improved bootloader deployment on EFI systems with an existing EFI
> system partition;
> - countless other bug fixes.
> We recommend to use manjaro-tools 0.12.4 with manjaro-live 20160731 in
> combination. Matching ISO-Profils you may find in our 16.08-preX branch.
> Master is not recommend to use with the 'calamares' packages. Therefore
> only the 'calamares-dev' package works.
> kind regards
> Philip Müller and the Development team

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