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Re: [PATCH WIP] linux-initrd: Add a raw-initrd and use it to define base
Re: [PATCH WIP] linux-initrd: Add a raw-initrd and use it to define base-initrd.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:28:44 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden> skribis:
> * gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm (raw-initrd): New exported variable.
> (base-initrd): Use raw-initrd to build the initrd.
> It has been discussed here :
> and here :
> As a summary, it is useful if you have a custom kernel config and base-initrd
> to include not compiled modules for example.
> raw-initrd doesn't try neither to guess which helper-packages should be
> in the initrd. I'm not sure this is the right thing to do here.
> Note I didn't update the doc yet as this is still a draft patch.
> What do you think ?
I think it looks good, and definitely an improvement.
So the remaining bits would be:
1. Making sure ‘make check-system TESTS=basic’ or similar works.
2. Adding a copyright line for you. :-)
3. Updating the doc.
Could you send an updated patch?
Thanks for working on it!