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task #10026: grub-install overhaul

Submitted by:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted on:  Sat Jan 2 22:07:05 2010  
Should Start On: Fri Jan 1 23:00:00 2010Should be Finished on: Fri Jan 1 23:00:00 2010
Priority: 7 - HighStatus: Cancelled
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Closed

Sat Jan 2 22:07:05 2010, original submission:

grub-install should be redesigned using a logic similar to util/grub-mkrescue.in. The goal is that:

- grub-install processes and adds boot support for each installed platform in /usr/lib/grub/i386-*, rather than just the platform we're building for.
- The resulting script is the same for all i386-* platforms.

This would make it easy for distributors to ship a GRUB package that installs with support for PC/BIOS, coreboot, Ieee1275, etc without conflict between them.

Robert Millan <robertmh>
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