Re: Bug#387286: Acknowledgement (postrm_hook is not run)
On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 18:25:54 +0200, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> reassign 387286 grub severity 387286 grave retitle 387286 grub path
> transition is breaking kernel removals thanks
Note that grub is not breaking, nor does grub transition break
anything -- if users follow the advice in NEWS.Debian from grub, then
they intriducean user error. So it is a documentation bug, which
ought not to be grave, in my opinion.
> On Wednesday 13 September 2006 16:28, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> The grub maintainer has not thought through all use cases,
>> including yours -- changing /etc/kernel-img.conf to not contain
>> absolute path names while there are kernel images on disk with the
>> older postrm scripts will cause problems when those packages are
> If the bug is caused by the grub transition, why don't you reassign
> it there with appropriate severity?
Because I already filed a bug on grub with what I considered
appropriate severity -- normal. See
> FWIW, I've seen the issue myself too.
Yeah, it does not help there was a bug in kernel-package that
I just fixed that mean that any images built so far would result in a
postrm that does not work well with non-absolute paths. I think I
have fixed it (finally) in 10.056, in incoming as I write this.
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