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

On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 17:17 -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> Package: base-installer
> Severity: normal
> 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".

Josh, this is simply not true.  Only grub and syslinux create menus of
all installed kernels.  I hope to get this changed for wheezy, but can't
promise it.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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