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Re: [sysvinit-devel] startpar: Fail if fd 0 is strange tty

From: Dr. Werner Fink
Subject: Re: [sysvinit-devel] startpar: Fail if fd 0 is strange tty
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 16:28:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 10:18:18AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Hi, Werner.  Not sure where to send startpar issues, so I try here as
> I know I can reach you here. :)
> I proposed a patch for <URL: >, basicly
> allowing startpar to continue even when tcgetattr(0, &tio) by running
> scripts sequencially.  Can you have a look at let me know if it make
> sense.  This issue is also reported as
> <URL: >.
> Btw, why do startpar need stdin to be a tty?

That is a guess but nevertheless the attributes are used
to set them also to the pty/tty pairs used for parallel
boot.  As stdout of startpar can be used for a shell
script parser (without option -M) the stdio was guessed
to be a real tty.


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