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Re: LILO 21.6-2

>>"Russell" == Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> writes:

 Russell> On Saturday 06 January 2001 16:22, Chris Rutter wrote:
 >> On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Russell Coker wrote:
 >> > You don't have sym-links to the root directory?  Why not?
 >> There's absolutely no need or necessarily a desire to do so; besides
 >> which, the point is moot: if you're in the automation arena, you'll
 >> notice that kernel-package no longer produces them.

 Russell> OK, done that.

	May I point out again that kernel package does indeed still
 create the /vmlinuz links? Why can't people look?

 >> Trying to create a GUI interface to something with the free-formality
 >> and complexity of lilo.conf, even totally disregarding the idea of
 >> trying to allow interoperation between a human editor and your
 >> configurator, is /seriously hard/ to achieve plausibly.

 Russell> Generating files that satisfy 99% of all users is quite
 Russell> achievable.  Having an option to allow the other 1% to edit
 Russell> the files by hand should satisfy everyone.

	If you were merely generating files where none existed, that
 would be fine. Destroying a hand cra\fted lilo.conf is unacceptable.

 After winning the pennant one year, Casey Stengel commented, "I
 couldn'ta done it without my players."
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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