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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 17 10:43:19 EDT 2009

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> 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 
> release".

I'm happy to push the needed patch and make a release but I will need to 
be given permissions for initscripts git.


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