grub

Description:GNU GRUB boot loader
License: GPL-3
Homepage:https://www.gnu.org/software/grub/
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • custom-cflags - Build with user-specified CFLAGS (unsupported)
  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • device-mapper - Enable support for device-mapper from sys-fs/lvm2
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • efiemu - Build and install the efiemu runtimes
  • fonts - Build and install fonts for the gfxterm module
  • grub_platforms_coreboot - Coreboot platform support
  • grub_platforms_efi-32 - EFI 32 bit platform support (Old MACs)
  • grub_platforms_efi-64 - EFI 64 bit platform support
  • grub_platforms_emu - Emulation platform support
  • grub_platforms_ieee1275 - IEEE1275 platform support
  • grub_platforms_loongson - MIPS loongson platform support
  • grub_platforms_multiboot - Multiboot platform support
  • grub_platforms_pc - PC platform support
  • grub_platforms_qemu - QEMU platform support
  • grub_platforms_qemu-mips - QEMU MIPS platform support
  • grub_platforms_uboot - U-Boot platform support
  • grub_platforms_xen - XEN (pvgrub2) platform support
  • grub_platforms_xen-32 - Build 32-bit XEN (pvgrub2) platform support on amd64
  • libzfs - Enable support for sys-fs/zfs
  • mount - Build and install the grub-mount utility
  • multislot - Allow concurrent installation of sys-boot/grub SLOT 0 and sys-boot/grub SLOT 2 by renaming all programs.
  • ncurses - Add ncurses support (console display library)
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • sdl - Add support for Simple Direct Layer (media library)
  • static - !!do not set this during bootstrap!! Causes binaries to be statically linked instead of dynamically
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • themes - Build and install GRUB themes (starfield)
  • truetype - Build and install grub-mkfont conversion utility

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
almost 4 years normal GRUB: Authentication bypass

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