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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Keshav P R Subject:Re: [arch-releng] aif profile for EFI/GPT with grub2, dm_crypt+lvm2 on SSD, archiso EFI? Date:Mon, 9 Apr 2012 16:08:19 +0530
 

On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 18:53, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter@plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Apr 2012 11:04:49 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>
>> On 04/06/2012 06:42 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
>> > based on a script somebody made
>> > https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=129885
>> > I wrote a profile for aif -p automatic:
>> > http://pastie.org/3737804
>> > For creating the filesystems, i leverage the aif functionality (it supports everything needed).
>> > For partitioning and installing the bootloader I use 2 custom functions as aif currently does not support gpt/efi/grub2
>> Nice :)
>>
>> Do you need grub2 installed on live-enviroment? In such case we need to
>> replace grub with grub2.
>
> no, aif currently only supports grub.  removing grub from the iso would probably break aif.
> (maybe aif only needs grub to be installed onto the target system, but i'm not sure)
> anyway grub2 is only a `pacman -S grub2` away
>

Why is grub a depends of AIF? Why not make grub optdepends? What about syslinux?

- Keshav