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Re: Grub version variable in shell

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Grub version variable in shell
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 15:20:49 +0100
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On 11.03.2012 15:17, Andreas Born wrote:
> Am 11.03.2012 15:07, schrieb Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko:
>> On 11.03.2012 14:55, Andreas Born wrote:
>>> In 1.98 there was that export issue, I already mentioned. When opening
>>> a new context with configfile e.g. variables were exported to the new
>>> context, but not marked anymore for reexport. So you had to reexport
>>> them yourself. No way I'm maintaining a workaround for that.
>> What do you think of possibility
>> if [ x$feature_bug1_fixed != xy -o x$feature_bug2_fixed != xy ]; then
>>     echo "Too old"
>>     <basic menu>
>> else
>> <complete version>
>> fi
> That's a possibility and how I probably would have used it. But it's
> still hard to decide which bugs get a feature and which not. For
> features it's similar, but probably a bit easier.
>> We probably need a feature feature_200_release anyway since it will be
>> starting point for most of backward compatibility (compatibility is
>> loose with 1.99).
>> Perhaps feature_20x_release is the way to go.
> Yes, that would be fine with me too. I thought about that too, but
> actually I didn't quite see the difference between this and
> grub_version or grub_version_min.
> Maybe there could be:
> - feature_200_release: or whatever the version is if somebody
> really only wants to test/support that one version
> - feature_20x_release: or whatever appropriate for a series of
> releases where it's possible to be backwards compatible
feature_*_release wouldn't be removed for the next release.
> Thanks for your thoughts.
> Andreas
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