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Re: [Xen-devel] [Patch v3 0/2] Remove figlet from the source tree

On 11/25/2013 02:38 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
George Dunlap writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [Patch v3 0/2] Remove figlet from the source 
On 11/25/2013 11:00 AM, Andrew Cooper wrote:
    This is purely a build change, so I request that it be included for 4.4
It's not purely a build change -- figlet is not installed by default on
a number of distros (Ubuntu didn't have it); and on those systems, this
will silently change remove the figlet-like lettering from boot.
I agree with these criticisms of Andrew's claims for the patch.

But I think the inclusion of a fork of figlet in our tree is totally
crazy (and hence a bug).  I wouldn't want to introduce this patch
without a release ack but I think the release ack should be granted.

If you read to the end, you'll see that it was. :-)


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