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Re: lilo about to be dropped?

On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 10:13:32AM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
> > And, I think this should be mentioned as a release goal (dropping
> > lilo). Either high priority if we have install paths depending on
> > lilo, or normal priority otherwise.

> I agree here too. I think these install paths could be replaced by
> ext2linux as well, if that is what is needed to be done.

And why in the world is it useful to transition these use cases to ext2linux
when we already have a lilo package that suits these needs perfectly well?
That sounds like pointless churn to me.  If we're not able to migrate these
users to grub (1 or 2), we ought not mess with it.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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