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Bug#609330: release-notes: update-grub seems not to be called by the kernel upon upgrade

On Sat, 2011-01-08 at 22:23 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 08, 2011 at 06:05:02PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-01-08 at 18:38 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > > waldi says the kernel should break pre-policy versions of bootloader
> > > packages, and apparently grub was missed.
> > It wasn't.  update-grub has never been called explicitly from the
> > linux-image maintainer scripts.  Instead, debian-installer used to set
> > postinst_hook and postrm_hook in /etc/kernel-img.conf if the user chose
> > to install GRUB.
> It is broken. Someone have to fix it up. Please show how.

Backport grub2 r2157 and grub-legacy r811 (and subsequent fixups) to


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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