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Re: grub-probe without arguments

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: grub-probe without arguments
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 22:06:38 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 09:23:08PM +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Monday 07 May 2007 10:21, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I think it would be reasonable to allow grub-probe to work without
> > arguments. Any comments?
> Why do you think so?

Because it's commonly invoked while debugging.  The uninitiated might have
some trouble figuring out the right parameter (specialy if they're not
debugging themselves, but providing information for someone else to debug
e.g. via BTS).

> If you want to omit the argument, I think the Unix way is 
> to default to current dir.

I think that would make it even worse, because user might be in a directory
that belongs to another filesystem and have no idea what is going on.

Robert Millan

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