Some good labelling system so we know it is xubuntu-gutsy-alternate rather than ubuntu

Adam Miller maxamillion at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 07:44:15 BST 2007


Its strange that those two text files yield the same md5sum because i have
had many iso images have different md5sum hashes after their names have been
changed ... its rather possible it was a fluke ... i will investigate
further and if i am wrong, i apologize for distributing false information.

-Adam

On 6/15/07, shirish <shirishag75 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 22:56:33 -0500
> > From: "Jim Campbell" <jwcampbell at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: Some good labelling system so we know it is
> >         xubuntu-gutsy-alternate rather than ubuntu
> > To: "Xubuntu Development Discussion" <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> <snipped>
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> > I don't think that adding the dates would be the way to go just because
> some
> > people use rsync to update their images to the latest version.  It saves
> > them download time, and also saves some bandwidth.  The rsync-updating
> > approach wouldn't work if there were different time-stamped file names
> for
> > each new image.
> >
> > Also, if someone needs to verify the date of their image for some
> reason,
> > they could just check the md5sum.  I think there's even a date-related
> file
> > included in the ISO image somewhere, but I don't recall what it is
> off-hand.
> >
> > I'll bring this iso-filename matter up to the team that builds the
> images
> > soon.  I'll try to see if there's been any discussion on this elsewhere
> > first, though.  I have to imagine that it's come up before...  Maybe
> there's
> > a reason for it being the way it is.
> >
> > Jim
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>
> I would be interested to know if you do find anything if such a
> discussion took place before for I'm sure they had this same issue
> when kubuntu was launched or should have been unless they had seperate
> repositories or some other means of differentiation that we have no
> idea about. Thanx for reminding me of rsync though :P
>
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