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Re: Proposed release goal: Switch to GRUB2

On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:52:50AM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Robert Millan <rmh@aybabtu.com> writes:
> >> Our current plan is to finish the update-grub2 merging on upstream
> >> side (being handled by Robert) and then upload a new package to
> >> Debian. This package after moving to lenny ought be set as default
> >> boot-loader in grub-installer (while we still offer grub as an option
> >> during the test cicle).
> >
> > I would like to offer grub-legacy as an option (even in d-i) for the release.
> > It's good to have a fallback in case it is needed.  But of course, it's been
> > in maintainance mode only for a while now, and adding new features to it is
> > out of the question at this point (the same applies to upstream).
> If we keep it on expert mode only I don't have any problem with it.
> I think that, depending of raised issues we can opt by dropping it or not.

We should probably do the transition in installed testing/sid systems and
decide upon the results what do we do for d-i.  popcon can provide useful
info if we do this.

Robert Millan

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