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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: x86: fix to parse multiboot command line passed by l

To: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Wei Yongjun <yjwei@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: x86: fix to parse multiboot command line passed by latest grub
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Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 09:00:00 +1100
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On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 11:54:55AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Keir Fraser, le Mon 07 Dec 2009 09:57:41 +0000, a écrit :
> > Or get grub2 guys to give us a flag to detect
> > this stupid compatibility breakage.
> They said multiboot never asserted anything about the command line and
> thus implementation were allowed to vary without notice. The rationale
> for grub's behavior change is that the user has to migrate from grub1
> syntax to grub2 syntax anyway.

They broke it because they could? :-)

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