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Re: [PATCH] fix using grub device name as install device

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix using grub device name as install device
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:18:00 +0100
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On 29.11.2013 07:52, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
> В Fri, 29 Nov 2013 07:27:06 +0100
> Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko <address@hidden> пишет:
>> On 28.11.2013 22:11, Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
>>> Shell version of grub-install called grub-setup which resolved
>>> install device name and called main setup routine. C version of
>>> grub-install calls main setup routine directly, which leads
>>> to the error:
>> Do you have a reason for continuing accepting such input? It was
>> considered wrong way of doing things for quite some while.
> Yes - compatibility. At least openSUSE used this syntax during
> bootloader configuration (together with maintaining in past
> releases, so anyone updating will inherit it. How do you think I hit it
> in the first place? :) And I do not know how many other distros are
> affected.
You're right. And as much as I hate this syntax, we're stuck with it. Go

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