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Re: Next release?

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Next release?
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 00:09:42 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 06:01:41PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 23:37 +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > > Suppose that we don't have  Then I don't need to add entries
> > > for temporary devices.  Also, I won't be able to create a cross-drive
> > > configuration by accident, simple because it won't be allowed by
> > > default.
> > 
> > But we could have _and_ a fallback mechanism for when there's
> > no match (e.g. give it a "(dummy0)" drive).
> > 
> > I even STR I implemented that in some patch.
> The problem was that the reliable information was called "dummy" and
> used as fallback, whereas the unreliable information was used by
> default.

None of it was intended to be reliable for anything.  It was simply a way of
making GRUB non-util code handle system devices that haven't been registered
in, like a temporary USB disk.

Robert Millan

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