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

To: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: x86: fix to parse multiboot command line passed by latest grub
From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 23:46:29 +0100
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Simon Horman, le Tue 08 Dec 2009 09:00:00 +1100, a écrit :
> 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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