Commit 6ae9f87d authored by Dermot Bradley's avatar Dermot Bradley Committed by alice
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main/grub: prevent duplicated menu entries

If a /etc/grub.d/ template file is locally customised/modified then
if the Grub package is later updated the stock version of that file
will be placed in /etc/grub.d/ with a .apk-new suffix. Whenever
grub-mkconfig is next triggered (e.g. after kernel package update)
it will make use of both the modified file and the stock file so
resulting in the creation of duplicate menu entries.

This patch prevents that by ignoring any *.apk-new files in the
template directory.
parent 4d1fa69a
From: Dermot Bradley <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2022 18:28:13 +0100
Subject: ensure grub-mkconfig ignores *.apk-new files
If one of the Grub template files in /etc/grub.d/ is locally modified
then whenever an updated version of the Alpine Grub package is next
installed apk will place a stock version of the modified file in the
same directory with a .apk-new suffix. Whenever grub-mkconfig is next
triggered to regenerate grub.cfg it will use both the locally modified
file and the stock file which will result in duplicate Grub menu
Modify grub-mkconfig to ignore *.apk-new files.
diff -aur a/util/ b/util/
--- a/util/
+++ b/util/
@@ -278,6 +278,10 @@
*~) ;;
# emacsen autosave files. FIXME: support other editors
*/\#*\#) ;;
+ # Copy of a template file from Alpine Grub package where the stock file
+ # was locally modified. Any such *.apk-new files should be ignored by
+ # grub-mkconfig.
+ *.apk-new) ;;
if grub_file_is_not_garbage "$i" && test -x "$i" ; then
......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
# Maintainer: Timo Teräs <>
pkgdesc="Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more"
arch="all !s390x"
......@@ -52,6 +52,7 @@ source="$pkgver.tar.xz
prepare() {
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