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Re: sarge upgrade - linux, grub conflict

On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 12:29:04AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:

> For sarge updates of the linux kernels, grub needs to be updated before
> linux-image*. Can this be forced by an conflict with older versions? A
> dependency is not appropriate.

Can you give more detail on why grub needs to be updated first?  I haven't
heard anything about this incompatibilty, and would like to understand it
before endorsing a versioned conflict; there's a very good chance that a
versioned conflict with grub would force removal, not upgrade, of the

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