[Mageia-dev] [changelog] [RPM] cauldron nonfree/release drakx-installer-images-1.83-1.mga3.nonfree

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Wed Sep 26 18:36:25 CEST 2012

Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com> writes:

> On 17 September 2012 21:37, Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org> wrote:
>>> tv <tv> 1.83-1.mga3:
>>> + Revision: 295551
>>> - fix modules.order so that cciss got detected (mga#5833)
>>> - use new hotplug (mga#6323)
>> You are duplicating (with full knowledge it seems) the /sbin/hotplug
>> script written by make_boot_img. As you noticed, it relied on /bin/sh.
>> The shell used to be provided not only for KA, but also to provide a
>> convenience shell in stage1.
>> Couldn't we add a shell back?
> For years, we only add this shell if DEBUGSTAGE1 was set.
> This is still the case
> Then for a couple years, stage1 got bloated with KA stuff including busybox
> (and thus a shell) by Antoine.

But when KA has been merged in stage1, we meant to keep the shell.

> We're just back at prior state.
> If you need to debug, you can still rebuild stage1 package with the debug
> option.

It's not only me, it is also to ease reporting bugs about stage1.
Otherwise, there is no way to get a look at the debug log from stage1.

Olivier Blin - blino

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