On 02/19/2018 10:26 AM, Frank Scheiner wrote:
There's a new package version (2.02+dfsg1-1) available since a few days ().
Installing it **and** using the mentioned `grub-install` command to install it
on the `/boot` partition over the previous version (2.02-2+sparc64.3) breaks
booting with GRUB2:
Yes, this is something I don't have any control over. The grub2 package will
break every time on sparc64 until GRUB 2.04 has been released with hopefully
all of Eric's patches merged.
Alternatively, you can try to convince Debian's GRUB maintainers (CC'ed) that
they will merge my patch from #854568 .
Additionally, you will have to add the following in debian/rules for
ifneq (,$(filter sparc sparc64,$(DEB_HOST_ARCH_CPU)))
export TARGET_LDFLAGS := -no-pie
Could or will you provide a new package with Eric's patches included - assuming
those are missing in 2.02+dfsg1-1?
Well, this will break over and over again, so I rather prefer getting the
patch merged into the Debian package officially.
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