Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:27:33
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords by "Michał Górny"
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> 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. >
There is already an elog message referring users to the wiki: