[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] New kernel packages and mkinitcpio hooks

Giancarlo Razzolini grazzolini at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 11 17:21:17 UTC 2019

Em novembro 11, 2019 14:00 Damjan Georgievski via arch-general escreveu:
>> This has been discussed a bit on the dracut thread, as well on some other threads over time.
>> I *personally* don't like the complexity of kernel-install that much.
> I've now read this twice on Arch mail lists, so I have to ask, without
> any presumptions on my side, what are the arguments against
> kernel-install?
> I must say, I don't see much complexity in it. It's only a 184 line
> bash script[1].
> And as added feature, it decouples the kernel install from the kernel
> package install (and pacman),
> also defines couple of easy-to-use config locations like /etc/kernel/cmdline
> But I guess I might be missing something.
> [1] especially compared to dracut (not that they do the same thing),
> which seems much more complex, and that complexity did introduce bugs
> - for which I've sent a PR

As I've said, we don't need to add that *right now*. Anyone can use it though.
It's as easy as overriding the hooks with your own.

I didn't say we'll never consider it, but honestly, I think I'm repeating myself
at this point.

Giancarlo Razzolini
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