[arch-dev-public] [signoff] vc/* -> tty* transition

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 14:55:49 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 16:22, Dan McGee<dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Allan McRae schrieb:
>>>  From experience...  not necessarily.  I got into X without doing that
>>> although I had no tty's.
>>> But exactly how do we deal with this?  Post a new item before the move?
>> Fix it: apply a cool sed line that seds vc/$NUMBER to tty$NUMBER on inittab.
>> This will not destroy anything, but potentially fix it.
> Those of us not using X on certain machines would get burned here, so
> its definitely worth attempting to fix...

I'm not a fan of automatically fixing users' config files,
post_upgrade message seems enough to me.

Anyway, we've got the first bugreport about a broken system:
Seems like some users don't really pay much attention to upgades.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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