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

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 11:58:20PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> 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.

So is updating linux-2.6 in testing *before* updating grub-installer

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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