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Re: Fixing #698914 for wheezy (grub booting Windows 8 via UEFI)

On Sat, 2013-04-27 at 15:37 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> (25/04/2013):
> > I opened #698914 a while back, concerned about the lack of support
> > in grub and os-prober for detecting Windows 8 on UEFI systems so
> We'd need a d-i wheezy rc3. Not sure there's room/time for that. Would
> be nice if we could grab that fix and one for grub-installer, but I'm
> not sure the latter is going to be ready in time. I guess we could
> deal with the “releasing d-i” in less than 2 days once components are
> in place (since we already know exactly what's getting updated, that
> we won't get any last-minute FTBFS to fix, that we have an easy
> announce to draft, and since I'll be personally much more available
> than during the past weeks).
> Release managers, what do you think?

I am somewhat nervous about the timescales, but if we can get targetted
fixes in and builds turned around quickly then I think it's probably
worth it to reduce some of the support pain.

> (On a side note, d-i wheezy rc2 is getting released right now.
> Struggling with cvs as usual, oh the fun.)

\o/ (at RC2, not CVS).



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