Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 542969
grubby clobbers whitespace in grub.conf
Last modified: 2010-12-03 21:28:07 EST
Description of problem:
Whitespace at end-of-line in /boot/grub/grub.conf is removed when
kernel packages are installed, upgraded, or removed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a space at the end of the "kernel ..." lines in /boot/grub/grub.conf .
2. Install or upgrade or remove (erase) a kernel package (e.g., using rpm).
3. Examine grub.conf (e.g., 'cat -E /boot/grub/grub.conf').
The whitespace at EOL is gone.
Whitespace should be preserved.
Not a problem in grubby-6.0.87-4.fc11 -- it preserves whitespace.
(Having whitespace at the end of a kernel line is handy when it comes
to adding options at boot time.)
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