On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 11:59 AM Thomas Deutschmann <whi...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > On 2020-08-06 17:44, Michał Górny wrote: > > I'm not sure if you've noticed but there are people actively working > > towards removing stale news items and trying not to dump everything > > on once on a user freshly installing the system. Don't you consider > > this a worthwhile goal? > > I don't see how this is conflicting. > > This news item can probably go away after 1-2 years. > > But for now, people who were just lucky will probably trigger this when > upgrading to genkernel-4.1 on their first reboot due to switched device > manager. > > But again: It's not a genkernel issue, so displaying that only for > people who have genkernel installed would miss a bunch of users.
I would guess that most users do not utilize kexec at all, and this news item is irrelevant for them. Personally, I agree that this is not worth spamming every Gentoo user.