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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: grub:2 keywords
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 01:13:42 -0400
On Monday 25 June 2012 00:15:59 Mike Gilbert 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?

do we have automatic migration/updating in place like with grub1 ?  that was 
the biggest reason i didn't unleash it for automatic installing on people's 
systems.
-mike
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