Changing ISO filenames

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at
Tue Dec 22 18:45:30 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 6:50 AM, Ken Smith <kensmith at> wrote:

> People who collect ISO images from more than just the FreeBSD Project
> have been mentioning it would be nice if "FreeBSD" was part of the
> filenames for a while now.  I just committed a change to head that will
> add "FreeBSD-" to the beginning of the filenames.  So for example
>        9.0-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso
> becomes
>        FreeBSD-9.0-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso
> As part of the commit I set a 1-week MFC timer and at that point I will
> MFC the change to all of the branches we currently target for the
> Monthly Snapshots (so all the way back to stable/6).  That way the
> filenames will be consistent for all the images generated for the
> January 2010 Monthly Snapshots.
> --
>                                                Ken Smith
> - From there to here, from here to      |       kensmith at
>  there, funny things are everywhere.   |
>                      - Theodore Geisel |

I liked this change ( appending FreeBSD- in front .iso file names ) very
much because always I was adding this to downloaded file names .
This change will allow also inclusion of these file names in internet search
lists .

Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk

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