Am 24.06.2017 um 17:01 schrieb Simon McVittie: > On Sat, 24 Jun 2017 at 16:04:32 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote: >> Am 24.06.2017 um 15:09 schrieb Michael Gilbert: >>> I entirely lost interest in the problem it was trying to solve when >>> the init system "debate" concluded. It should be removed. >> >> FYI, I've filed #865752 for that. > > That doesn't solve the problem of the obsolete conffile breaking grub, > though. Indeed not. But it answers the question whether init-select should be NMUed in unstable. Should the grub maintainers edit the conffile in-place as > suggested (a Policy violation), or delete it or move it out of the way > (also a Policy violation), or is there some other escape route possible > here? > > It occurs to me that asking the CTTE for advice might be useful: they'd > probably find it a refreshing change to have a question that is not a > request to choose one side of a heated dispute between developers :-) Since it's pretty obvious that init-select is supposed to be removed, I wouldn't have a problem with simply forcefully removing the offending init-select.cfg conffile (and it's probably safe to drop this migration code after one release cycle. Asking the CTTE certainly doesn't hurt. -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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