[arch-projects] [mkinitcpio] release 0.8.0
d at falconindy.com
Fri Nov 25 21:08:15 EST 2011
On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 10:58:31PM -0300, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> On 11/25/2011 10:10 PM, Dave Reisner wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >I've tagged mkinitcpio 0.8.0, which came a little earlier than I would
> >have liked, but there's still fun things to talk about.
> >The major point of interest is the addition of fsck functionality. The
> >logic in init is triggered by the addition of the 'fsck' install hook.
> >If added after the autodetect hook, only the necessarily helper for the
> >root FS will be added. Eventually, there may be reason to add fsck prior
> >to this hook, but probably not yet.
> >Operation is hands off until something blows up, at which point we
> >follow similar logic to that of rc.sysinit. I'll explicitly call out
> >that if you're using this hook, make sure you have a useful keyboard --
> >this probably means adding the usbinput hook.
> >Other than fsck, there's were lot of cleanup efforts in the early
> >userspace init to modularize the functionality, but it generally remains
> >the same. Everything remains largely the same functionally, but I'll
> >point out that if you pass a major/minor pair as your root device or
> >don't use udev, you will likely no longer see root mounted as /dev/root,
> >but as a more descriptive block device.
> >As always, this has stood up to my army of VMs, but nothing's better
> >for finding bugs than real world testing.
> >Thanks for Gerardo and Tom for their contributions to this release. The
> >full shortlog is below.
> >Dave Reisner (15):
> > mkinitcpio: dereference symlinks when resolving kernver
> > update bash completion
> > Makefile: install binaries to /usr/bin
> > init: don't tell the kernel about the path to modprobe
> > init: create /run/initramfs after mounting /run
> > init_functions: refactor poll_device
> > autodetect: store rootfstype for use by other hooks
> > init: use util-linux's /bin/mount
> > init_functions: move root resolution to separate function
> > init_functions: generalize resolve_device
> > init_functions: resolve M:m to device file
> > fsck: implement basic fsck support
> > install/fsck: new install hook to add fsck and helpers
> > init_functions: simplify parse_cmdline
> > use util-linux's switch_root binary
> >Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (5):
> > hooks/resume: Remove unused function
> > hooks/resume: Remove grep usage
> > init: Remove grep usage
> > init: Remove sed cmd usage
> > init: Remove unneeded test
> >Tom Gundersen (1):
> > add_symlink: fix argument ordering and add_dir call
> Oh man, thanks for this release, I can push archiso changes (now can
> boot from internet :P) when this hits [core].
Thomas asked me to tag for this reason. Very cool work.
> Note you missed/review four patches that I sent some days ago:
> 93352a8 [mkinitcpio] install/base: Add an empty fstab
> 72ece12 [mkinitcpio] hooks/resume: Remove cut cmd usage
> 8e6df11 [mkinitcpio] hooks/net: Add BOOTIF support.
> ad0ad9d [mkinitcpio] hooks/net: Refactor and remove sed cmd usage.
Didn't forget about these, but thanks for reminding me.
> Thanks for your time.
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
> \cos^2\alpha + \sin^2\alpha = 1
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