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Re: Unknown command 'else'?

From: Steven Shiau
Subject: Re: Unknown command 'else'?
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:47:34 +0800
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On 9/18/2015 PM 03:02, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
"if" is not external command - it must be recognized and processed by
script parser and at this point rescue script parser is still active.
OTOH "configfile" is more or less standard external command. So first
"if" results in error, then "configfile" succeeds. configfile
implicitly loads and calls normal.mod so it appears to work. Although
not exactly as envisioned:)
I see. So it happens to work in that way. :)
The reason we need to use in this way is to have something discussed in the bug-grub mailing list:

Anyway it was quite interesting use case, something to keep in mind.
If there is someway to make this if/elif/else/fi work in embedded config, then it would be perfect for the above discussion.
Thank you very much.


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