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Bug#626217: Default /etc/kernel-img.conf should have do_symlinks=no; nothing needs those links now

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 23:54, Otavio Salvador <otavio@ossystems.com.br> wrote:
> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 21:17, Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org> wrote:
>> Now that the various bootloaders have hooks to handle kernel
>> installation, or otherwise automatically handle all kernels via their
>> actual paths, do_symlinks doesn't seem necessary anymore.  Please
>> consider defaulting it to "no".
> Commited. It is now pending for next upload of base-installer.

I just reverted it. Ben, on IRC, has warned me about bootloaders that
still depends on those symlinks to work. Currently GRUB and EXTLINUX
doesn't but others still do.

So currently we can't change this default yet.

Otavio Salvador                             O.S. Systems
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