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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 11:43:56 +0100
On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:36:24 +0000
Neil Bothwick <neil@...> wrote:

> On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:41:02 +0100, Michał Górny wrote:
> 
> > > A major change like this needs more notice than this. The news
> > > item should give some reasonable notice of the change to give
> > > people time to get their initramfs setup working and tested
> > > before it is needed in anger.  
> > 
> > Maybe the ebuild should try to autodetect broken systems and prevent
> > merge then.
> 
> I use an initramfs, it does not mount /usr. The initramfs is embedded
> in the kernel file. How would the ebuild evaluate that?

It would just say 'You seem to have separate /usr. Please ensure you
have a working initramfs which mounts it, and set FOOBARBAZ=yes in your
make.conf then'.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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