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Bug#476184: For the grub maintainers II

On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 03:03:40PM +0200, Felix Zielcke wrote:

> Robert filed already after the upload of grub-legacy a RC bug so it
> doestn't migrate after the usual 10 days to testing.
> Note that we only Suggests: os-prober and not Recommend: it like Ubuntu
> does because of 491872
> So if anyone want to help that we Recommend it again, then help the
> os-prober maintainers to fix that bug.

I don't know the specifics, but wouldn't it be possible for os-prober to
create its own private mount name space (see clone(2), CLONE_NEWNS),
and do the probing inside that name space? That way the desktop
environments would not be able to intercept it.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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