Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: neil@××××××××××.uk
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:42:16
Message-Id: 20120311114356.4c06c151@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] newsitem: unmasking udev-181 by Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:36:24 +0000
Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk> 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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