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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
Subject: Re: {bi,multi}arch support for all x86/amd64/ppc/sparc systems
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 20:40:36 -0600
On Thu, 8 Dec 2011 02:12:37 +0000 (UTC)
Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote:

> 2) What about grub-2, and while we're on it, is a switch to that expected 
> any time soon, and/or is there a grub-static-2 in the wings?  With the 
> grub-1 gpt patches (and hopefully btrfs support at some point) I'm not 
> sure that staying with grub-1 isn't my preference in any case, but I do 
> worry how long that's going to be viable, especially with btrfs coming 
> and no grub-1 btrfs support that I'm aware of, and I have literally /no/ 
> idea what might or might not be in gentoo's pipeline,
> grub-wise.

I think grub-0.97 was one of the first things I worked on as a user becoming
interested in development sixish years ago.  It was a god-awful mess then.
It's much worse now.

It's also keeping 4.6.2 out of ~arch. :/


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