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Re: [PATCH] use at_keyboard.c on i386-ieee1275

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use at_keyboard.c on i386-ieee1275
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 13:56:32 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:40:31AM +0100, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
>> All I need is ping from Robert. My preference is to publish a new version 
>> regularly, no matter whatever bugs remain (yeah, I am very aggressive in 
>> GRUB 
>> 2), but he stopped me releasing 1.96 previosly, IIRC.
> I didn't mean to stop you.  I just pointed out that there are regressions, and
> that I don't think it's a good idea to release with (significant) regressions.
> But if you disagree, it's not a big concern to me.  :-)
> Anyway, the regressions are still there.  Although we're closer to fixing 
> them:
>   - I fixed one of the known problems with LVM/RAID, but others (2, I think)
>     remain.
>   - Apple hardware still won't boot, but Pavel has put quite an effort in
>     tracing this and IIRC he's very close to a fix.
> Besides, I'm afraid I tell everyone to use CVS rather than 1.95, since 1.95 
> has
> much worse problems that affect a wider audience; the ones I fixed in my first
> commit (ignore 1st, 2nd breaks all udev users, 3rd breaks all users without
> floppy drive):
> 2006-09-14  Robert Millan  <address@hidden>
>         * util/i386/pc/ Skip menu.lst when removing
>         /boot/grub/*.lst.
>         * util/i386/pc/getroot.c: Don't recurse into dotdirs (e.g. ".static").
>         * util/i386/pc/grub-mkdevicemap.c: Make sure the floppy device exists
>         before adding it to
> So perhaps it's a good idea to release 1.96 with known regressions after all.

Personally, I am in favor of releasing often.


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