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Bug#687975: unblock: os-prober/1.56

Heya Colin,

and thanks for that upload.

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> (17/09/2012):
> I think we should include this os-prober upload in wheezy; it fixes a
> messy grub.cfg parsing bug (see https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1050774)
> in the event that another operating system has GRUB 2.00 installed.
> This version of GRUB will be used by jessie and Ubuntu >= 12.10.
> The sed expressions are insane.  Sorry about that.  I've tested them as
> best I can based on what grub-mkconfig generates in practice ...

Isn't it the kind of thing where we could make use of some functions,
which could then be (non-)regression-tested? (feeding tests with
real-world data as reported from time to time by various users)


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