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backwards compatibility in grub.cfg

From: Robert Millan
Subject: backwards compatibility in grub.cfg
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 23:20:32 +0200
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I'm adding this to the Debian package.  We need this for backwards
compatibility in case the new update-grub is used in combination with an
older install of GRUB in /boot/grub (which will surely happen a lot).

I'm wondering if it makes sense to commit this in official GRUB too.  For
people installing by hand it's not a problem, and distributors can sort it
out themselves, I guess, but it may also be helpful.  What do you think?

(we have similar checks like "if font " in 00_header, but this is much

Robert Millan

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