Re: lilo removal in squeeze (or, "please test grub2")
Stephen Powell <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, 24 May 2010 05:36:32 -0400 (EDT), Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>> Kurt Roeckx <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 01:11:48PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>>>> William Pitcock <email@example.com> (22/05/2010):
>>>>> This means that users should *test grub2 extensively* before Squeeze
>>>>> is released so that any issues can be resolved now.
>>>> There should also be some folks fixing the discovered issues.
>>> grub2 currently seems to be having 18 RC bugs, plus a whole bunch
>>> of merged bugs, while lilo only has 1 RC bug.
>> I chatted about this with the grub upstream a couple of days ago.
>> According to Vladimir, most of those bugs are already fixed, but there's
>> nobody around to do a new upload. Both grub maintainers (Felix Zielke
>> and Robert Millan) unexpectedly disappeared some time ago.
> What about Jordi Mallach and Colin Watson?
I really don't know, I just echoed what I heard on the #grub IRC
channel. I saw articles from Colin Watson recently, so he's around, but
I don't know how he feels about Grub maintenance.