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From: Richard Yao <ryao@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 05:38:14
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords by Mike Gilbert
On 06/25/2012 12:15 AM, 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? > > 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 think it would be best to move sys-boot/grub:2 to sys-boot/grub2. That should avoid confusion.


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Re: [gentoo-dev] grub:2 keywords "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>