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Re: Move of update-grub and grub-install to /usr/sbin

On 2006-08-11 Otavio Salvador <otavio@debian.org> wrote:
> I plan to upload a group of changes to grub and grub-installer to
> move update-grub and grub-install to /usr/sbin/.

> For this to happen, my transition plan is described bellow:

>  - A new grub package would be uploaded to unstable having a group of
>    wrappers that will call /usr/sbin utilities but warn the user to
>    edit his/her /etc/kernel-img.conf. That keeps backward
>    compatibility with previous kernels and will be in place until Etch
>    is released,

>  - A NEWS.Debian entry describing the change in grub would be add too,

>  - grub-installer would have a change to don't use full paths in
>    kernel-img.conf entries _but_ this one need to migrate to etch
>    together with linux-2.6 2.6.17-6 OR new installations will be
>    broken.

> RM team, is ok to me go forward with it?

Why can't you just ship a symlink in the old location?
  cu andreas
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