Bug#491376: I give up
After a good night sleep, I think I won't be updating my patches, or continue
trying to justify why they're necessary. I decided I want to spend my time on
more rewarding things.
I explained everything in my previous mails. If you consider that there is
indeed a problem, it should be trivial to adjust any of my patches to whatever
your requirements are.
I personally think it is a shame that when legacy MSDOS partitions are finally
replaced after 20 years, we end up with something that is _less_ robust than
what we had before. I also think it is a shame that coordination between the
GRUB maintainer and the D-I team is basicaly inoperative.
Anyway, my involvement ends here. The only thing I will do, is try to get this
problem documented in the release notes, once it becomes clear that it won't be
Have a nice day
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how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."