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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
Subject: Re: baselayout-1.8.6.4
Date: 23 Mar 2003 10:49:39 +0200
On Sun, 2003-03-23 at 09:12, Norberto BENSA wrote:
> On Sunday 23 March 2003 03:04 am, Norberto BENSA wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 March 2003 05:28 pm, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> > > If any issues, please let me know, or add a bug.
> >
> > failed to upgrade /etc/inittab. As a result, my system was unbooteable. I
> 
> And it failed because of this :
> 
> # Replace and backup /etc/inittab (unless already in new format)
> if [ -f "${ROOT}/${inittab}" ] && \
> 	[ -z "$(grep 'si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit' "${ROOT}/${inittab}")" ]
> 
> 
> I've had the line '#si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit,' because some time in the 
> past I upgraded to 1.8.6.2 (or something like that,) then downgrade to 
> 1.8.5.8 and instead of replacing inittab, I just commented out those lines.
> 
> I guess a workaround could be:
> 
> 	$(grep '^si::sysinit:/sbin/rc sysinit' "${ROOT}/${inittab}")
> 
> 
> But I prefer the ._cfg0000_inittab thingy...

Ah, right, thanks will fix.

Well, I would prefer the ._cfg0000_inittab thing as well, but I had to
do it this way, as many (most?) users do not etc-update when they
should.  Seems especially when there are quite a few updates =)


Regards,

-- 

Martin Schlemmer
Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer
Cape Town, South Africa


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