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Re: Bug#863801: grub-coreboot: fails to upgrade from jessie to stretch if init-select was installed




On Sat, 24 Jun 2017 at 16:04:32 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 24.06.2017 um 15:09 schrieb Michael Gilbert:
> > I entirely lost interest in the problem it was trying to solve when
> > the init system "debate" concluded.  It should be removed.
> 
> FYI, I've filed #865752 for that.

That doesn't solve the problem of the obsolete conffile breaking grub,
though. Should the grub maintainers edit the conffile in-place as
suggested (a Policy violation), or delete it or move it out of the way
(also a Policy violation), or is there some other escape route possible
here?

It occurs to me that asking the CTTE for advice might be useful: they'd
probably find it a refreshing change to have a question that is not a
request to choose one side of a heated dispute between developers :-)

    S