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Re: [RFC] Updating boot loaders in lenny and squeeze

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:12:42AM -0400, Stephen Powell wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 22:55:38 -0400 (EDT), Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > In case 1, the boot loader should also be called by update-initramfs
> > when it is called outside of kernel package installation and removal.
> > This is normally covered by route D, but this seems a little fragile.  I
> > would prefer to replace this with a hook system (as already exists for
> > building the initramfs itself), but I'm not that involved in
> > initramfs-tools development.
> That does seem like a more general-purpose solution, rather than having
> lilo and zipl treated as special cases.  But please keep the appropriate
> parties informed of any future design changes to update-initramfs.
> I myself have never used yaird, but I assume that to be consistent it
> should have a similar hook system.
yaird is no longer present in testing or unstable, so it is a non-issue
as far as I'm concerned.


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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