[syslinux] feature request/reminder - alias / bootsector

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Nov 30 16:19:43 PST 2004

Blaauw,Bernd B. wrote:
> HPA, a longterm reminder. See below.
> Can you also make a LABEL ignore other labels if no KERNEL statement is found in between? That way you could define multiple aliasses for an entry.
> label foo
> label bar
> label memtest
> kernel memtestp
> foo ignores 'label bar' , 'label memtest' and executes 'kernel memtest'
> bar ignores 'label memtest' and executes 'kernel memtest'
> memtestp finds a "kernel" keyword and thus can't ignore a label.

I think you can already do that, but you have to specify them in the order:

label foo
   kernel memtestp
label bar
label memtest

Changing that would be a lot of work.


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