[arch-dev-public] Changing to /dev/tty* standard instead of old /dev/vc*

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 17 09:07:22 EDT 2009

Allan McRae schrieb:
> Hi all,
> Now [testing] is relatively empty, I would like to implement FS#11352 
> that involve switching to /dev/tty* instead of the old /dev/vc*.  This 
> involves altering the filesystem, syslog-ng, udev and initscripts 
> packages (patches against git/svn this comment: 
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/11352#comment44293).  Can someore who is 
> familiar with udev rules give the udev patch a look over. It looks fine 
> to me but I might be missing something.

I'm glad, as it doesn't seem like I'll get to it now. I don't know if 
anything else needs fixing. The patches seemed mostly fine last time I 
checked, but I wasn't too careful when reading the udev rules.

> There are a few commits in initscripts git. Should we push a new release 
> at the same time or just patch the current version.

Please, update to master. The patches in there are "waiting for a new 

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