pax in /rescue
keramida at freebsd.org
Tue Sep 9 16:50:18 UTC 2008
On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 14:26:09 -0400, Richard Coleman <rcoleman at criticalmagic.com> wrote:
> M. Warner Losh wrote:
>> : BTW, could editors/e3 be include into /rescue?
>> : I think it's ineed to have a text editor to edit some file for rescue.
>> : Because vi(1) lives in /usr/bin.
>> /rescue already has nvi.
> But this is only partially useful until the root partition/termcap issue
> is finally fixed.
> It comes up on the list about every 6 months, and everyone says "yeah,
> we should move the termcap file". And that's where it sits until the
> topic comes up again in another 6 months :-)
I'm working on it. The ideas from the last discussion about allowing a
minimal termcap in the root filesystem, and modifying ncurses to look
for that as a fallback are nice...
See the thread in freebsd-current that includes the posts:
!A 2008-08-05 [ 28: Alex Kozlov ] Re: termcap under single luser
! 2008-08-06 [ 32: Alex Kozlov ] Re: termcap under single luser
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