8.1 is available

b. f. bf1783 at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 25 01:03:47 UTC 2010

On 7/24/10, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> b. f. wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 07:38:51PM +0800, Aiza wrote:

> What I am wondering is why the release iso have been renamed. The path
> and file name was to long before and now with 8.1 some fool added the
> word Freebsd to it. What on earth for? How many times does the word
> freebsd have to be in the path/name? Wish somebody would supervise the
> worker bees so they don't go changing thing on their own.

That was because a lot of people with a different opinion about this
complained, so that re@ was persuaded to make the change:

>Revision 200775 - (view) (annotate) - [select for diffs]
>>Modified Mon Dec 21 14:42:35 2009 UTC (7 months ago) by kensmith
File length: 45736 byte(s)
>Diff to previous 197313
>Add "FreeBSD-" to the beginning of the filenames for the ISO images.
>People who collect ISOs from more than just us have been requesting
>this for a while.
>MFC after:      1 week

It seems reasonable to me, even if it does require a few (possibly
annoying) one-time-only adjustments for some people.


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