[systemd-devel] [PATCH 2/2] vconsole-setup: setup negative conditional on uml

Ramkumar Ramachandra artagnon at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 02:39:57 PDT 2013

Lennart Poettering wrote:
> So please, ask the UML guys to somehow cleanup their VT mess. It's their
> broken code, and their job to fix it.

The question is how?  Just tell me what to do, and I'll do it myself.

> I can understand if you are disappointed by this, but please try to see
> it from out side: we want clean, supportable code, and we want code that
> works correctly. Because, even if we added a work-around to systemd: the
> next thing would break soon if you try to run it on UML. Better fix UML
> than add work-around to all those projects individually.

I'm not disappointed, and there's no need to apologize: I certainly
don't want undesirable code going into systemd either.  I've already
spoken with Al Viro about this, and he has no comments on systemd's
behavior [1].  Is there some alternative that I should discuss?

[1]: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1525933

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