Re: Re (2): lilo removal in squeeze / new lilo upstream
----- "Joachim Wiedorn" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 2010-06-05 22:30:
> > On Wed, 26 May 2010, Stephen Powell <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > You're missing the point. The main selling point to management
> > > is that Linux is free. If they have to buy new backup software
> > > in order to accommodate Linux' backup requirements, that will
> > > kill it on the spot. Whatever boot loader I use must not
> > > require new backup software or impose special backup
> > One of the advantages of Linux is that you are not forced to do
> things the way
> > that the distribution vendor packages it.
> > You can take the last lilo package that gets uploaded, build it and
> put it in
> > your own apt repository, and then support it for your own users.
> I see that more people than thought still want to have or need LiLO.
> I have decided to start and reanimate the upstream development.
> is invited to join in this development. I'm working on LiLO version
> Shortly with more informations ...
Have fun. When you have a release that actually has merit, it can be
reconsidered for inclusion in Debian.
In the meantime, the original plan continues.