[PATCH] Fancy rc startup (revisited)
anderson at freebsd.org
Sat May 12 01:24:12 UTC 2007
On 05/11/07 08:59, Eric Anderson wrote:
> On 05/11/07 08:26, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> Quoting Eric Anderson <anderson at freebsd.org> (from Fri, 11 May 2007
>> 07:42:35 -0500):
>>> About a year ago, I posted a patch to 6-STABLE that added a fancy rc
>>> startup style similar to linux, with the [OK], [FAILED], etc printouts.
>>> That patch had serious bit rot and other issues, and so I've now
>>> revamped it to work on -CURRENT, with a more refined usage, and
>>> defaults to off.
>> I think it is better suited in the rc mailinglist.
> Yes, I agree, but I wanted a little regular feedback first. I'm not on
> -rc, so this was a quick first pass.
>>> I'd rather stay away from a massive bikeshedding, so let me summarize:
>> AFAIR the outcome of the last discussion was, that it is ok as long as
>> the default is to keep the current way of displaying things (which is
>> what your patch does). So if there are no technical issues with the
>> patch, it should be ok to commit them.
> That's correct, and I'm just doing the quick 'peer review' before I beg
> for a commit. :)
>>> I'd like to here feedback, and would love to see this go in to the
>> Do you have a screenshot? People love screenshots and you may get some
>> voices like "I want to have this!" from people which fear to install a
>> patch or from those which don't have time to patch.
> Here's some kind of bad ones from a qemu session (ignore those calcru
> errors which I can't seem to get rid of):
Amazing - so far the patch has been downloaded by over 40 different
systems, but the *screenshots* have been viewed by over 500. Wow. I
never would have guessed.
Still no complaints/comments/etc. Good I suppose..
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