[arch-dev-public] initscripts in testing

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 11:24:56 EDT 2007

On 10/18/07, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.


In addition, could you make sure 'isatty' is part of this package? It
somehow got lost recently and I use it in some personal scripts.

More information about the arch-dev-public mailing list