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Re: port-sparc/39728: [dM] sparc installboot unreasonably picky
The following reply was made to PR port-sparc/39728; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-sparc/39728: [dM] sparc installboot unreasonably picky
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 22:44:47 -0400 (EDT)
>> installboot: The secondary bootstrap `mnt/boot' must be in /
> The secandary bootstrap arg should be an absolute path in the
> specified file system.
...oh! Thank you.
Okay then, it's just that the message is confusing. I'll reprioritize
This, I say mostly to get it into the PR: what I'd suggest (and
implement, if I'm the one who ends up fixing it) is something like
installboot: /mnt/boot: No such file or directory
installboot: (Path must be relative to the filesystem root.)
(where the "No such..." is actually obtained from strerror(ENOENT), for
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