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Bug#798908: debian-cd: Please support grub menuentry shortcuts

Control: tag -1 +pending

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 02:06:59AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>Package: debian-cd
>Version: 3.1.17
>Severity: normal
>User: debian-accessibility@lists.debian.org
>Usertags: a11y
>parse_isolinux takes care of dropping ^ from menu entries.  But it
>should actually take them into account by turning the following
>character into a shortcut for the entry.
>Typically, on mini.iso images we have:
>menuentry --hotkey=s 'Install with speech synthesis' {
>    set background_color=black
>    linux    /linux vga=788 speakup.synth=soft --- quiet
>    initrd   /initrd.gz
>so that blind people can just type s to boot the speaking version of the
>installer.  This must work for EFI on CD images too.

ACK. Fix in git now so stretch images from today *should* have this
working I hope.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
  Getting a SCSI chain working is perfectly simple if you remember that there
  must be exactly three terminations: one on one end of the cable, one on the
  far end, and the goat, terminated over the SCSI chain with a silver-handled
  knife whilst burning *black* candles. --- Anthony DeBoer

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