[arch-dev-public] Grub splashimage

Douglas Soares de Andrade douglas at archlinux.org
Mon Dec 1 20:47:33 EST 2008

Ronald van Haren escreveu:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just throwing this out there - I'm not really stating my opinion on
>> this, as I'm fairly neutral.
>> Considering grub development is basically dead (waiting for grub2),
>> what do you guys think about adding the splashimage patch to our
>> official grub? See grub-gfx in community. I have used it for ages on
>> my machine with no issues. It simply adds one config file variable.
>> As I said, I'm neutral on this. It kinda flies in the face of the
>> minimal patches idea, but grub is pretty much all patches these days.
> Are we sure there are no negative effects to the patch (the patch is
> pretty big [1]) ? I don't have a strong opinion either, but I'm not
> sure if/why we should fix something which isn't a problem just because
> it looks nice, thereby possibly creating new problems ?
> Douglas, did you ever received messages / bug reports saying grub-gfx
> did not work for them?
> Ronald
> [1] http://repos.archlinux.org/viewvc.cgi/community/system/grub-gfx/grub-0.97-graphics.patch?view=markup&revision=1.1&root=community&pathrev=CURRENT

Hi all,

In fact just in its testing phase and i havent received emails about it 
in ages, so im totally up to send it to our repos.

I have been using grub2 here and it is working great too, so i guess it 
will be a great release (when its is ready).


Douglas Soares de Andrade
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