[arch-releng] Removing GRUB from AIF

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu Aug 2 09:19:22 EDT 2012

On Sat, 28 Jul 2012 13:18:33 +0200
Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Am 28.07.2012 12:47, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> > On Sat, 28 Jul 2012 06:45:38 -0400
> > Jeremiah Dodds <jeremiah.dodds at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> So I started poking around with the current state of AIF and archiso,
> >> and it looks like the very first thing that needs to be done to AIF is
> >> to remove its dependency on grub legacy, and update it for grub2 and/or
> >> syslinux, which shouldn't be *too* hard...
> >>
> >> I can't handle removing the dependency on the package itself, but you
> >> guys probably don't want me doing that anyhow at this point :P
> >>
> > 
> > actually aif supports syslinux.  it's probably just a matter of
> > removing grub support.
> It seems we broke the aif package by remove grub from the repos. Are
> you fine with dropping that package for now? What about libui-sh?

yes aif should be dropped to AUR, because upstream (me, for now. see next thread) is not keeping the software up to date enough.
libui-sh is in good shape, but only aif depends on it (AFAIK), so it should probably also be dropped.

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