[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] syslinux 5.00 in [testing]
pyther at pyther.net
Sun Dec 9 20:00:09 EST 2012
On 12/08/2012 10:59 AM, Matthew Gyurgyik wrote:
> On 12/08/2012 06:37 AM, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
>> seems syslinux changed some things more than I expected,
>> could thomas or gerado look at the changes?
>> I don't have time this afternoon.
>> If it keeps broken, I'll remove it this evening from testing repository.
> The default modules that we place into /boot (menu.c32 vesamenu.c32
> chain.c32 hdt.c32 reboot.c32 poweroff.com) depend on libutil_com.c32,
> libcom32.c32, libmenu.c32, libcom32gpl.c32 (new with syslinux 5.0)
> The syslinux-install_update script will need to be updated to include
> these extra modules. I will provide a patch in the next day or two,
> since I'm the original author.
> Simply adding the new modules to the script should work, but I want to
> test the following (thus the delay for the patch):
> 1) upgrade from syslinux4 -> syslinux5
> 2) new install using syslinux 5
> Matthew Gyurgyik
Unfortunately I have been battling a cold all weekend and have not had
time to look into this. Like I said the change should be fairly simple,
and I will attempt to get a patch (tested) out by mid-week.
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