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

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 14:05:00 EDT 2009

On Sun 19 Jul 2009 13:43 -0400, Daenyth Blank wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 10:23, Randy Morris<randy.morris at archlinux.us> wrote:
> > I think of out all the options here, copying the current inittab to
> > .pacsave and installing a new, working inittab makes the most sense.
> > Then a user would at least have a chance to boot and read their logs to
> > see what happened if they even notice there is a problem.
> This is exactly what Arch *doesn't* do, and it provides .pacnew files
> for this purpose.

Well, I do think saving the current config as a pacsave is a hell of a
lot better than altering it and wondering what the hell happened to your
original config. So that's a compromise I'd be willing to accept.

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