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Re: Bug#461442: detection of other OSes in update-grub

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Bug#461442: detection of other OSes in update-grub
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 15:39:03 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 03:26:24PM +0100, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Robert Millan schrieb:
> >Sorry, I got confused.  The generic linux-device / grub-drive conversion 
> >tool
> >is no problem.  I think it's fine to add it.
> >  
> Fine!
> >The problem is if you need grub-probe to work with an input different than
> >a filesystem path.
> >  
> I won't need grub-probe at all as soon as the aforementioned tool exists.
> (My initial idea was to integrate the functionality into grub-probe, but 
> a separate tool is fine as well.)
> >If you want the former, feel free to send a patch to grub-devel.
> Hey, I'm allready proud of my little shell script... ;)
> >  For the
> >latter, look at my questions and send some feedback.
> >  
> Sorry, Robert, but which questions?

It is described earlier in this thread, but it doesn't matter.  If
adding a drive/device conversion utility is enough for you, please
can you send a patch for it?

You could even merge it with the os-prober one and send it altogether,
if that's more practical for you.

Thank you!

Robert Millan

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