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

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> 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
> sufficient?


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