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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: floppym@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:03:12
Message-Id: 20120625190212.607f8406@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords by Mike Gilbert
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 00:15:59 -0400
Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o> wrote:

> An official release of grub-2.00 should be coming pretty soon. I would > like to keyword this for ~amd64 and ~x86 shortly after it hits the > tree. I don't do much work on base system packages, so I would like > some advice on how to make this as smooth as possible. > > My main concern is that many people probably have sys-boot/grub in > @world. If grub:2 is made visible, portage will install it, and will > remove grub-0.97 on the next depclean. This could be a little > confusing, but should not cause any immediate damage since the copy > of grub-0.97 installed in the MBR and /boot would remain intact. > > Is this worthy of a news item? Or I just blog about it? > > Anything else I need to think about here? > > Note: The Gentoo Documentation Project has indicated that they do not > want to add anything to the handbook until we are somewhat close to > stabilizing grub:2. That's at least a couple months away.
I guess you could prepare some docs already, and put them e.g. on the Wiki. Then it would be a really good idea to release a news item and point users to those information and inform them about possible choices. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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