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

On Sun, 20 Aug 2006 02:12:43 -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> said: 

>> - 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.

> Could you please expand on this last point?  What does "together"
> mean -- both at the same time, or one before the other (which one?)?
> Why does a kernel-img.conf without a full path break older kernels?

        Because older kernels checked to see if the postinst_hook
 script was executable -- and did not do a path search.

> Other than this, the plan sounds ok.

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