[arch-dev-public] initscripts in testing
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 11:43:54 EDT 2007
On 10/18/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
Um...I killed this. It was pointless and not even full-featured. Try
the test -t option.
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