[arch-dev-public] initscripts in testing

Simo Leone simo at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 18 09:52:31 EDT 2007

On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 11:05:32AM +0200, Jan de Groot wrote:
> About the "lo" fix: there's a comment in rc.conf about disabling lo now. Did
> you think about users who don't add "network" to DAEMONS?
> IMHO rc.sysinit should always enable the lo interface, unless it is
> specifically disabled (look for interfaces=(!lo) or !network in DAEMONS).
> Yes, this is inconsistent with the way we work in arch, but it will lower
> the amount of bugreports we get for this, while still giving people control
> over their lo interface if they want to disable it on purpose.
I agree. I think we've always had lo enabled by default, and I see
little reason to change that right now. It'll just cause a lot of
headaches for like 90% of people by adding a little nuance that they're
unlikely to know about.

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