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

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 11:31:48 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

I started typing "I'll do this today" but then remembered I have a
release to do at work, so will be tied up. Gave you permissions. Go to

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