[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#457896: Bug#457896: (fwd) Re: Using startpar in makefile mode and failing getpt()

Kel Modderman kel at otaku42.de
Mon Feb 2 12:14:54 UTC 2009

tags 457896 pending

On Monday 05 January 2009 02:31:26 Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Kel Modderman]
> > Did you receive feedback about it? I notice it has not been applied
> > to startpar version 0.52.
> Nope.  Just the general comment that in SuSe, startpar was invoked
> after /dev/pts was mounted, and they thus did not have this problem.
> They do not use parts for rc.boot (which debian strangely calls rcS),
> and thus do not need to run startpar that early. :)
> > Do you think it is important to protect this hack with #ifdef's ?
> Not really.  I added it to make it clear which parts of the patch was
> relevant for the getpt() hack.

Okay, the getpt() workaround is committed, we can give it some testing in
experimental sometime after Lenny is realeased, and hope it doesn't break
too much :)

Thanks, Kel.

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