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Re: testing with powermac/oldworld (probs in miboot, debootstrap, kernel)



On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:29:41PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 09:20:41PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > > powerpc-utils should still be fixed, that diversion needs to go away.  
> > 
> > File a bug, I guess (oops, master's down). That doesn't prevent other 
> > packages from having conffiles that want replacement does it? 
> 
> i did right before master died, and its back now btw.  i think dan
> maintains powerpc-utils now but its still showing up as belonging to espy....

I suppose that means Dan hasn't uploaded a new version yet? I also filed
a bug with a patch because powerpc-utils doesn't build on woody.

> > Feel free to jump on it. Maybe it'd be simpler to write a script and 
> > execute it?
> > 
> > #!/bin/sh
> > set -e
> > ofdev=`ofpath %s`0, rootdevice 2>&1 | logger -t ofpath
> > nvsetenv boot-device $ofdev 2>&1 | logger -t nvsetenv
> > 
> > What do you think?
> 
> um well you can't do the %s thing much in shell scripts ;-)

Yeah, well that's what comes of switching between languages. Back when I
spent a lot of time writing Fortran, I remember the compiler not liking
semi-colons at the end of the line. :-)

Maybe we can think of it as pseudo-code since everyone knew what I
meant.

Stephen


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Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!
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