[arch-releng] [PATCH] Adjust rc.conf for recent initscripts changes

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Sat Jul 28 15:22:14 EDT 2012

Am 28.07.2012 14:59, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> On Jul 28, 2012 11:47 AM, "Pierre Schmitz" <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> * We use a rc.conf file loser to the upstream default.
>> * rc.conf settings such as LOCALE are no longer interpreted as Bash.
>>   We have to remove the "override from the boot prompt" feature for now.
>> * Use the recommend config files to setup hostname, locale, timezone and
> console
> I agree with the change, but if it causes regressions we could wait, as the
> old conf should still work. As to options being passed in the kernel
> command line, notice that this is supported as part of the new format.

What kind of regression could be caused by this? Waiting just means
we'd have to delay the next iso; I don't see any point in that.

Is it somewhere documented what can be overriden from the kernel
command line and how?



Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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