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Re: [alpine-devel] features should be read from $basedir if set

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 11:29:48 +0200

On Sun, 11 Oct 2015 17:50:06 +0200
Christian Kampka <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I noticed some strage behaviour with mkinitfs when running it against
> a different basedir using the -b switch. Apparently, it loads modules
> to be included in the initramfs from $basedir, but the list of
> modules defined through the features is not. This is quite
> inconsistent as those two things don't necessarily fit together,
> producing inusable initramfs images.
> The attached patch proposes to read features for initramfs from
> $basedir if set, assuming that this behavour is not intentionally the
> way it is now.

I don't think this was intentional and the patch looks correct. Thanks!


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