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4 * Do not forget room for last NULL of new environment (was
5 local bug 35866)
7e088ce6 6 * Handle deleted binaries in pidof (was local bug #34992)
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8 #35858)
9 * Avoid that init double environment variables for its childs
10 (was local bug #35855)
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12 * Sulogin: try to detect the real device(s) used for the system console
13 /dev/console if but only if /dev/console is used. On Linux this can
14 be more than one device, e.g. a serial line as well as a virtual
15 console as well as a simple printer.
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16 * Fix counting message lines in wall. Patch from Petr Lautrbach.
17 * Fix bad printf conversion specifier in wall. Patch from S├ębastien Luttringer.
18 * Add patches from Openwall project. Thanks goes to Solar Designer.
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19 * Add code to detect the system consoles with the help of the
20 new /proc/consoles files of linux kernel 2.6.38+
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21 * Try to make utmpdump IPv6 valid, change based on suggestion from
22 Navdeep Bhatia (see local bug #32429)
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23 * Fix signal and alarm handling based on the patch from Florent Viard.
24 (was local bug #32304)
25 * Add fix for Redhat bug #573346: last incorrectly displays IPv6
26 addresses (was local bug #29497)
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27 * Correct fix for Debian bug #547073: use IUTF8 flag if defined
28 and if already set to make sure the utf-8 flag is not cleared
29 from the tty. Patch from Samuel Thibault.
64953d94 30 * Include limits.h in killall.c to enforce definition of PATH_MAX
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31 * Fix sysvinit bug #29758 Linker invocation should not contain
32 headers. Change based on patch from Elias Pipping.
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33 * Add fix for Debian bug #580272: use return value 1 of
34 is_selinux_enabled() to determine if SELinux is enabled,
35 otherwise initialize SELinux and load the policy. Patch from
36 Petter Reinholdtsen.
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38 * Sulogin: enforce reconnection of stdin/stdout/stderr if a device
39 was specified.
e114010a 40 * Sulogin: if zero is read at reading the passwd guess it's done.
d32c9251 41 * Sulogin: respect byte order that is do not mix chars and ints
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42 * Shutdown: use PATH_DEFAULT as suggested by Paul Arthur in local bug #36101
43 * Killall5/pidof: handle strange names of executables (local bug #36252)
44 * Sulogin: be aware the crypt(3) may fail (local bug #36313)
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47 * Next release will be 2.89dsf.
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48 * Add #ifdef in bootlogd.c to avoid gcc warnings about unused
49 variable on non-linux platforms.
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50 * Only set the VSWTC field for termios in init if it is available,
51 to get the source building on FreeBSD.
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52 * Add some code to be able to detect programs even as user with
53 kernel 3.0 and above
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54 * Improve message printed when signaling processes to stop.
55 Patch from Matias A. Fonzo at the dragora project.
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56 * Rename internal functions warn() and shutdown() in the shutdown
57 binary to avoid surprising dynamic library name resolution
58 conflict with NSS modules. Patch from Richard Tollerton.
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59 * Try harder to find libcrypt.*, even if there is no static library
60 available. Also look in /usr/lib/*/ for the library, to handle
61 Debian multiarch systems. Based on patch from Andrew Gregory.
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62 * Adjust included headers to be compatible with the musl C
63 library. Patch from Matias A. Fonzo and Dragora.
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64 * Move dovoid() macro from #ifdef__GLIBC__ to #ifdef __linux__,
65 to match the condutions of the place where it is used. Thanks
66 to Matias A. Fonzo for noticing.
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67 * Define _XOPEN_SOURCE when building to get crypt() from <unistd.h>
68 instead of using <crypt.h> in sulogin.c, to get the source building
69 with the musl C library.
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70 * Use sysconf(_SC_SYMLOOP_MAX) instead of MAXSYMLINKS. If sysconf
71 returns an error, fall back to MAXSYMLINKS on platforms that
72 define it. Fixes build on Hurd. Patch from Justus Winter and
73 Debian.
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74 * Adjust makefile to make it easier to link all binaries statically.
75 Patch from Matias A. Fonzo and Dragora.
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76 * Rewrite findtty() in bootlogd.c to not chance working directory, to
77 reduce the amount of failure that can happin in that function.
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78 * Adapt bootlogd TIOCCONS call to kfreebsd. Patch from Mats Erik
79 Andersson and Debian.
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80 * Document length limit for the process field in the inittab. Patch
81 from Johannes Truschnigg and Debian.
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82 * Fix typo in fstab-decode(8) font escape. Patch from Bjarni Ingi
83 Gislason and Debian.
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85 -- Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> Sun Apr 11 11:28:55 CEST 2010
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5b37aca8 90 * Mention new home on Savannah in README.
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91 * Revert change from Fedora/RedHat where the now obsolete command
92 INIT_CMD_CHANGECONS was introduced. Based on feedback and patch
93 from Bill Nottingham.
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94 * Adjust makefile to make sure the install directories are created
95 before files are copied into them.
bcbe7f89 96 * Simplify build rules, based on patch from Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
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97 * Fix minor bug in optimizing of argument parsing. Based on
98 report from jakemus on freshmeat.
192c4567 99 * Add casts to get rid of compiler warning about signed/unsigned issues.
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100 * Change tty handling in init to make sure the UTF-8 flag is not cleared
101 on boot. Patch from Samuel Thibault.
545897fa 102 * Add Makefile in toplevel directory.
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103 * Print usage information when shutdown is used by non-root user.
104 Patch from Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
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105 * Sync shutdown manual page and usage information. Patch from Mike
106 Frysinger and Gentoo.
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107 * Fix race condition in utmp writing. Patch from Gil Kloepfer via
108 Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
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109 * Rewrite findtty() in bootlogd to recursively search /dev/ for the
110 correct device, to handle terminal devices for example in /dev/pty/.
111 Patch from Debian.
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112 * Make sure bootlogd findpty() returns an error value when it fails to
113 find a usable pty. Patch from Rob Leslie via Debian.
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114 * Make sure bootlogd fflush() every line, even if asked not to flush
115 to disk using fdatasync(). Patch from Scott Gifford via Debian.
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116 * Add compatibility code to handle old path "/etc/powerstatus" for a
117 while.
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118 * Incude definition for MNT_DETACH which is missing in older GNU libc
119 headers.
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120 * Do not strip binaries before installing them, to make it easier to
121 get binaries with debug information installed.
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124 * Add the comment from Andrea Arcangeli about the correct
125 place of setting the default childhandler within spawn().
126 * Make sure that newline is printed out for last(1) even
127 if an utmp record entry is truncated.
128 * Check if utmp not only exists but also is writable and delay
129 writing out of the utmp runlevel record if utmp is not writable.
130 * Be able to find libcrypt also on 64 bit based architectures.
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131 * Add option -w to the last command to display the full user and
132 domain names in the output. Patch from Petr Lautrbach.
133 * Add a manual page for utmpdump as this tool is sometimes
134 very useful even if not intended for normal use.
135 * Use paths.h macros for wall
136 * Change path "/etc/powerstatus" to "/var/run/powerstatus"
137 * Detected also removable block devices at halt/reboot to be able
138 to flush data and send them the ATA standby command. This should
139 avoid data loss on USB sticks and other removable block devices.
140 * Flush block devices on halt/reboot if not done by the kernel.
141 * Set SHELL to /bin/sh in the environmant of shutdown.
142 * Retry to write out shutdown messages if interrupted.
143 * pidof/killall5 - make omit pid list a dynamic one.
144 * pidof - provide '-n' to skip stat(2) syscall on network based FS.
145 * init - avoid compiler warnings
146 * init - initialize console by using the macros from ttydefaults.h
147 * init - add the possiblity to ignore further interrupts from keyboard
148 * init - add the possiblity to set sane terminal line settings
149 * sulogin - add the possibility to reset the terminal io
150 * Fix some minor problems
151 * init - enable is_selinux_enabled() to detect selinuxfs
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152 * Add fix for Debian bug #536574 -- Can be enabled by -DACCTON_OFF
153 * Add helper program fstab-decode to make it easier to handle
154 /etc/mtab content. Patch by Miloslav Trmac and Fedora.
155 * Add fix for Debian bug #335023 - Make sure TERM is set on FreeBSD.
156 * Add fix for Debian bug #374038 - Make it clear that shutdown -c can
157 only cancel a waiting shutdown, not an active one.
516b0c8f 158 * Add note to pidof manual page about the use of readlink(2). Patch by
55f242bf 159 Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
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161 #68621, which will add PAM support for programs spawned by init on
162 the console like sulogin. Based on patch by Topi Miettinen. This
163 patch is not applied by default yet while we review its
164 usefullness. It is only helpful for session handling, as sulogin
165 do not use and will not use a PAM conv() function. The current
166 sulogin is able to handle DES as well as MD5, SHA, and Blowfish
167 encrypted passwords due using getpwnam(3).
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168 * Move utmp/wtmp before the execvp() in spawn() to be sure to
169 use the correct pid even on a controlling tty
170 * Remaining problem is that the pid of the second fork() for
171 getting a controlling tty isn't that reported by spawn()
172 * Re-enable writting utmp/wtmp for boot scripts
22786b24 173 * Extend sulogin to support additional encryption algorithms
47d64e61 174 * Re-enable maintenance message of sulogin
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175 * Enable the sulogin fallback password check to handle MD5, SHA, and
176 Blowfish encrypted passwords in case of getpwnam(3) fails.
872353ef 177 * sulogin picking the SELinux context was broken. Patch by Daniel Walsh
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183 * Fix typos and do minor updates in the manual pages.
184 * Correct section of mountpoint(1).
185 * Document -e and -t options for telinit in init(8).
186 * Update address of FSF in the COPYRIGHT file.
187 * Document in halt(8) that -n might not disable all syncing.
188 Patch by Bill Nottingham and Fedora
189 * Adjust output from "last -x". In reboot lines, print endpoint
190 of uptime too. In shutdown lines print downtimes rather than
191 the time between downs. Fix typo in string compare in last.c.
192 Patch by Thomas Hood.
193 * Improve handling of IPv6 addresses in last. Patch from Fedora.
194 * Document last options in usage information, previously only
195 mentioned in the manual page.
196 * Add new option -F to last, to output full date string instead
197 of the short form provided by default. Patch from Olaf Dabrunz
198 and SuSe.
199 * Adjust build rules to make sure the installed binaries
200 are stripped.
201 * Increase the compiler warning level when building.
202 * Fix utmp/wtmp updating on 64-bit platforms. Patch by Bill
203 Nottingham and Fedora.
204 * Avoid unchecked return value from malloc() in utmpdump.
205 Patch from Christian 'Dr. Disk' Hechelmann and Fedora.
206 * Make sure to use execle and no execl when passing environment to
207 the new process. Patch from RedHat.
208 * Correct init to make sure the waiting status is preserved across
209 re-exec. Patch from RedHat.
210 * Correct init to avoid race condition when starting programs during
211 boot. Patch from SuSe.
212 * Allow 'telinit u' in runlevels 0 and 6. Patch from Thomas Hood.
213 * Change install rules to make pidof an absolute symlink. Patch from
214 Thomas Hood.
215 * Improve error message from init if fork() fail. Patch found in Suse.
216 * Add support for SE Linux capability handling. Patch from Manoj
217 Srivastava, adjusted to avoid aborting if SE policy was loaded in
218 the initrd with patch from Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
219 * Add -c option to pidof for only matching processes with the same
220 process root. Ignore -c when not running as root. Patch from
221 Thomas Woerner and Fedora.
222 * Adjust init to terminate argv0 with one 0 rather than two so that
223 process name can be one character longer. Patch by Kir Kolyshkin.
224 * Make sure bootlogd exit with non-error exit code when forking of
225 the child successfully.
226 * Add bootlogd option -s to make it possible to control the use of
227 fdatasync(). Patch from Thomas Hood.
228 * Add bootlogd option -c to tell it to create the log file if it does
229 not exist. Patch from Thomas Hood.
230 * Let bootlogd also look at ttyB* devices to work on HPPA. Patch
231 from Thomas Hood.
232 * Change init to use setenv() instead of putenv, make sure the PATH
233 value is usable on re-exec. Patch from Thomas Hood.
234 * Add usleep in killall5 after killing processes, to force the kernel
235 to reschedule. Patch from SuSe.
236 * Modify pidof to not print empty line if no pid was found.
237 * Modify init and sulogin to fix emergency mode's tty, making sure ^C
238 and ^Z work when booting with 'emergency' kernel option. Patch from
239 Samuel Thibault.
240 * Modify init to allow some time for failed opens to resolve themselves.
241 Patch from Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
242 * Modify init to shut down IDE, SCSI and SATA disks properly. Patches
243 from Sebastian Reichelt, Werner Fink and SuSe.
244 * Modify wall to use UT_LINESIZE from <utmp.h> instead of hardcoded
245 string lengths. Patch from SuSe.
246 * Change wall to make halt include hostname in output.
247 * Change killall to avoid killing init by mistake. Patch from SuSe.
248 * Change killall5 to use the exit value to report if it found any
249 processes to kill. Patch from Debian.
250 * Add option -o opmitpid to killall5, to make it possible to skip
251 some pids during shutdown. Based on patch from Colin Watson and
252 Ubuntu.
253 * Add references between killall5 and pidof manual pages. Patch from Debian.
254 * Modify killall to work better with user space file system, by
255 changing cwd to /proc when stopping and killing processes, and
256 avoiding stat() when the value isn't used. Also, lock process
257 pages in memory to avoid paging when user processes are stopped.
258 Patch from Debian and Goswin von Brederlow with changes by Kel
259 Modderman.
260 * Change shutdown to only accept flags -H and -P with the -h flag,
261 and document this requirement in the manual page.
262 * Change reboot/halt to work properly when used as a login shell.
263 Patch by Dale R. Worley and Fedora.
264 * Let sulogin fall back to the staticly linked /bin/sash if both roots
265 shell and /bin/sh fail to execute.
266
267 -- Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:58:10 +0200
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271 * Fixed up bootlogd to read /proc/cmdline. Also keep an internal
272 linebuffer to process \r, \t and ^H. It is becoming useable.
273 * Applied trivial OWL patches
274 * Block signals in syslog(), since syslog() is not re-entrant
275 (James Olin Oden <joden@malachi.lee.k12.nc.us>, redhat bug #97534)
276 * Minor adjustements so that sysvinit compiles on the Hurd
277 * killall5 now skips kernel threads
278 * Inittab entries with both 'S' and other runlevels were broken.
279 Fix by Bryan Kadzban <bryan@kadzban.is-a-geek.net>
280 * Changed initreq.h to be more flexible and forwards-compatible.
281 * You can now through /dev/initctl set environment variables in
282 init that will be inherited by its children. For now, only
283 variables prefixed with INIT_ can be set and the maximum is
284 16 variables. There's also a length limit due to the size
285 of struct init_request, so it should be safe from abuse.
286 * Option -P and -H to shutdown set INIT_HALT=POWERDOWN and
287 INIT_HALT=HALT as environment variables as described above
288 * Add "mountpoint" utility.
289 * Slightly better algorithm in killall5.c:pidof()
290 * Added some patches from fedora-core (halt-usage, last -t,
291 sulogin-message, user-console)
292
293 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 30 Jul 2004 14:14:58 +0200
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295sysvinit (2.85) cistron; urgency=low
296
297 * Add IPv6 support in last(1)
298 * Sulogin: even if the root password is empty, ask for a password-
299 otherwise there is no way to set a timeout.
300 * Removed support for ioctl.save.
301 * Turned of support for /etc/initrunlvl and /var/run/initrunlvl
302 * Fixed warts in dowall.c ("Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv@altlinux.org>)
303 * Fix init.c::spawn(). The "f" variable was used both as file descriptor
304 and waitpid(2) return code. In certain circumstances, this leads to
305 TIOCSCTTY with wrong file descriptor (Vladimir N. Oleynik).
306 * Fix fd leak in sulogin (Dmitry V. Levin).
307 * More error checking in all wait() calling code (Dmitry V. Levin).
308 * Fix argv[] initialization in spawn() (Dmitry V. Levin).
309 * Change strncpy to strncat in most places (Dmitry V. Levin).
310
311 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 15 Apr 2003 16:37:57 +0200
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313sysvinit (2.84) cistron; urgency=low
314
315 * Don't use /etc/initlvl interface for telinit; only use /dev/initctl,
316 and give a clear error when that fails.
317 * Add -i/--init command line flag to init - this tells init
318 'behave as system init even if you're not PID#1'. Useful for
319 testing in chroot/jail type environments.
320
321 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 27 Nov 2001 13:10:08 +0100
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323sysvinit (2.83) cistron; urgency=low
324
325 * Fix bug in shutdown where it didn't check correctly for a
326 virtual console when checking /etc/shutdown.allow
327 * Fix race condition in waitpid() [Andrea Arcangeli]
328 * Call closelog() after openlog()/syslog() since recent libc's
329 keep the logging fd open and that is fd#0 aka stdin.
330
331 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 2 Oct 2001 23:27:06 +0200
332
333sysvinit (2.82) cistron; urgency=low
334
335 * Print out correct version number at startup.
336 * Fix spelling of initttab in init(8)
337
338 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 23 Aug 2001 17:50:44 +0200
339
340sysvinit (2.81) cistron; urgency=low
341
342 * Fix typo/bug in killall5/pidof, -o option failed to work since 2.79.
343 Reformatted source code to prevent this from happening again.
344 * shutdown.8: applied redhat manpage update
345 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-sulogin-nologin.patch
346 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-notty.patch
347 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-sigint.patch
348
349sysvinit (2.80) cistron; urgency=low
350
351 * Grammar/spelling fixes in shutdown.c (Christian Steinrueck)
352 * Don't set controlling tty for non-(sysinit,boot,single) runlevels
353
354 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 26 Jul 2001 13:26:56 +0200
355
356sysvinit (2.79) cistron; urgency=low
357
358 * New upstream version
359 * several fixes to wall by Tim Robbins <fyre@box3n.gumbynet.org>
360 * Several extra boundary checks by Solar Designer
361 * Make /dev/console controlling tty
362 * Stricter checks on ownership of tty by mesg(1)
363 * Documented and restricted -n option to wall(1)
364 * Make it compile with glibc 2.2.2
365 * Document IO redirection in wall manpage (closes: #79491)
366 * Update README (closes: #85650)
367 * Fix init.8 manpage (closes: #75268)
368 * Fix typo in halt(8) manpage (closes: #67875)
369 * Check time argument of shutdown(8) for correctness (closes: #67825)
370 * Check for stale sessions in last(1) (Chris Wolf <cwolf@starclass.com>)
371
372 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 4 Jul 2001 15:04:36 +0200
373
374sysvinit (2.78-2) frozen unstable; urgency=high
375
376 * Change "booting" to "reloading" message at reload
377 * Add "-z xxx" dummy command line argument (closes: #54717)
378
379 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 11 Feb 2000 12:17:54 +0100
380
381sysvinit (2.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
382
383 * 2.78 will be the new upstream version, I'm skipping 2.77
384 * Shutdown now calls sync before switching the runlevel to 0 or 6,
385 or before unmounting filesystems if -n was used (closes: #46461)
386 * Some cosmetic changes to init.c (closes: #32079)
387
388 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 30 Dec 1999 20:40:23 +0100
389
390sysvinit (2.77-2) unstable; urgency=low
391
392 * Fix last -i option
393
394 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 5 Oct 1999 21:51:50 +0200
395
396sysvinit (2.77-1) unstable; urgency=low
397
398 * Write reboot record into utmp file as well to make rms happy
399 * Fork and dump core in / if SIGSEGV is received for debugging purposes
400 * Patch by Craig Sanders <cas@vicnet.net.au> for "last" -i option
401
402 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 4 Aug 1999 11:16:23 +0200
403
404sysvinit (2.76-4) unstable; urgency=low
405
406 * Change dowall.c to handle Unix98 ptys correctly
407 * Add comment in rcS about usage of setup.sh and unconfigured.sh
408 * Shutdown now removes nologin file just before calling telinit
409 * SEGV handler now tries to continue after sleep of 30 seconds.
410 On a 386-class processor it also prints out the value of EIP.
411 * Fix for racecondition in check_init_fifo() by Richard Gooch
412
413 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 8 May 1999 17:22:57 +0200
414
415sysvinit (2.76-3) frozen unstable; urgency=high
416
417 * Small bugfix to last.c courtesy of Danek Duvall <duvall@emufarm.ml.org>
418
419 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 12 Jan 1999 12:12:44 +0100
420
421sysvinit (2.76-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
422
423 * Fix bug in check_pipe() which crashes init on the Alpha.
424
425 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 3 Nov 1998 11:09:13 +0100
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427sysvinit (2.75-4) unstable; urgency=low
428
429 * Change sulogin password buffer to 128 characters.
430 * Don't print control characters in dowall.c
431 * Try to open getenv ("CONSOLE"), /dev/console and /dev/tty0 in order.
432 For backwards compatibility when you try to boot a 2.0.x kernel
433 with a linux > 2.1.70 /dev/console device.
434 * Change src/Makefile for non-debian systems (mainly, RedHat)
435 * Try to create /dev/initctl if not present; check every time to see
436 if the dev/ino of /dev/initctl has changed and re-open it. This should
437 help devfs a bit.
438 * Send SIGUSR1 to init at bootup to let it re-open /dev/initctl;
439 again in support of devfs.
440 * Moved pidof to /bin (it's only a link to killall5 anyway)
441
442 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Mon, 5 Oct 1998 14:03:14 +0200
443
444sysvinit (2.75-2) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
445
446 * Fix last.c again.
447 * Add check to see if /dev/initctl is really a FIFO
448 * In ifdown.c first down all shaper devices then the real devices
449
450 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 2 Jun 1998 22:43:01 +0200
451
452sysvinit (2.75-1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
453
454 * Rewrote last.c to be much more memory friendly and correct,
455 thanks to Nick Andrew <nick@zeta.org.au> and
456 David Parrish <dparrish@zeta.org.au>
457 * Fixes bugs:
458 #21616: sysvinit: sulogin thinks md5 root password is bad
459 #21765: sysvinit: Typo in `killall5.c'
460 #21775: sysvinit: sysvinit does not support MD5 hashed passwords
461 #21990: /usr/bin/last: unnecessary memset and off-by-one bug
462 #22084: sysvinit 2.74-4: SIGPWR missing on sparc
463 #21900: init, powerfail events, and shutdown.allow
464 #21702: init 0 does not work as expected...
465 #21728: sysvinit: Typo in `init.c'
466 #22363: sysvinit: discrepance btw. manpage and /sbin/init
467
468 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 19 May 1998 11:02:29 +0200
469
470sysvinit (2.74-4) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
471
472 * Add -o option to last to process libc5 utmp files.
473 * Buffer overflow fixed in init.c (not very serious; only exploitable
474 by root). Thanks to Chris Evans <chris@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk>
475
476 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 15 Apr 1998 17:04:33 +0200
477
478sysvinit (2.74-1) unstable; urgency=low
479
480 * Should compile with glibc 1.99 :)
481 * Change behaviour of reboot(1) and halt(1) so that the default when
482 the runlevel can't be determined is to call shutdown.
483 * Added re-exec patch from Al Viro (21 Feb 1998):
484 'U' flag added to telinit. It forces init to re-exec itself
485 (passing its state through exec, certainly).
486 May be useful for smoother (heh) upgrades.
487 24 Feb 1998, AV:
488 did_boot made global and added to state - thanks, Miquel.
489 Yet another file descriptors leak - close state pipe if
490 re_exec fails.
491
492 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 12 Mar 1998 17:42:46 +0100
493
494sysvinit (2.73-2) unstable; urgency=low
495
496 * Change _NSIG to NSIG for 2.1.x kernel includes.
497
498 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 8 Jan 1998 16:01:02 +0100
499
500sysvinit (2.73-1) unstable; urgency=low
501
502 * Use siginterrupt, now that system calls are restarted by default.
503 Main symptom was that the sulogin timeout didn't work but there
504 might have been more hidden problems.
505 * Kill process immidiately if turned off in inittab
506 * Fixed sulogin check on tty arg.
507 * Use strerror() instead of sys_errlist
508 * wall now supports a '-n' option to suppress [most of] the banner.
509 Debian doesn't use sysvinit's wall, but apparently Redhat does.
510 * Add '-F' (forcefsck) option to shutdown
511 * Close and reopen /dev/initctl on SIGUSR1 (mainly for a /dev in ram)
512
513 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 3 Jan 1998 16:32:39 +0100
514
515sysvinit (2.72-3) unstable; urgency=low
516
517 * Add extra fork() in dowall.c to avoid hanging in rare cases
518
519 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 22 Oct 1997 14:44:00 +0200
520
521sysvinit (2.72) unstable; urgency=low
522
523 * Applied manual page patches by Bill Hawes <whawes@star.net>. Thanks Bill!
524 * Applied patches to the sample Slackware scripts by
525 "Jonathan I. Kamens" <jik@kamens.brookline.ma.us>
526 * Fix halt and reboot runlevels 0 & 6 check.
527 * Only say "no more processes left in runlevel x" once
528 * Fix race condition with SIGCHLD in spawn()
529 (thanks to Alon Ziv <alonz@CS.Technion.AC.IL>)
530 * Compress all manpages (missed 2)
531 * Compiled for libc6
532 * Added poweroff patch by Roderich Schupp <rsch@ExperTeam.de>
533
534 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sun, 12 Oct 1997 17:20:17 +0200
535
536sysvinit (2.71-2) frozen unstable; urgency=low
537
538 * Print 2.71 instead of 2.70 on startup :)
539
540 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Mon, 5 May 1997 12:45:25 +0200
541
542sysvinit (2.71-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
543
544 * Added code for updwtmp() in utmp.c for glibc (2.0.3)
545 * Fixed all programs to use functions from utmp.c and getutent()
546 * Do not try to clean up utmp in init itself (Bug#9022)
547 * Removed sync() from main loop.
548 * Hopefully fixes bug #8657 (shutdown signal handling)
549
550 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 26 Apr 1997 19:57:27 +0200
551
552sysvinit (2.70-1) unstable; urgency=low
553
554 * Respawn fix
555 * Removed StUdLy CaPs from source code
556 * Moved files in source archive around
557 * Fixes for glibc (utmp handling, signal handling).
558 * Fixed '-d' option to last (now also works without '-a').
559 * Added extra checking in last.c to prevent showing dead entries
560
561 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 7 Feb 1997 15:31:30 +0100
562
563sysvinit (2.69-1) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
564
565 * Fixed bug that can throw X in a loop (or any other app that reads from
566 /dev/tty0)
567
568 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sun, 1 Dec 1996 15:32:24 +0100
569
570sysvinit (2.67-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
571
572 * Fixes problem with /dev/console being controlling terminal of some
573 daemons
574 * Puts copyright file in the right place
575
576 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 15 Nov 1996 12:23:33 +0100
577
578sysvinit (2.66-1) unstable; urgency=medium
579
580 * Skipped 2.65. A development 2.65 got out by accident and is apparently
581 being used..
582 * Also compiles and runs with GNU libc (and on the Alpha)
583 * Fixed dowall.c not to exit when getpwuid() fails and uid == 0.
584 * Fixed init panic'ing on empty lines in /etc/inittab
585 * Changed default PATH to include /usr/local/sbin
586 * Set /dev/console as controlling terminal for sysinit,bootwait,wait,powerwait
587 This allows using ^C to interrupt some parts of eg the boot process.
588 * Remove old symlink in /var/log/initlvl; let init check both
589 /var/log and /etc itself.
590
591 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 29 Oct 1996 13:46:54 +0100
592
5932.66 29-Oct-1996
594- Skipped 2.65. A development 2.65 got out by accident and is apparently
595 being used..
596- Fixed dowall.c not to exit when getpwuid() fails and uid == 0.
597- Fixed init panic'ing on empty lines in /etc/inittab
598- Changed default PATH to include /usr/local/sbin
599- Ported to Linux/Alpha and GNU libc.
600- Set /dev/console as controlling terminal for sysinit,bootwait,wait,powerwait.
601 This allows using ^C to interrupt some parts of eg the boot process.
602- Remove old symlink in /var/log/initlvl; let init check both
603 /var/log and /etc itself.
604
6052.64 28-Jun-1996
606- Init checks CONSOLE environment variable on startup (overrides /dev/console)
607- Init sets CONSOLE variable for all its children.
608- Wtmp(): when zeroing out old utmp entries, keep ut_id field
609- Wtmp(): try to re-use ut_id field if possible.
610- SetTerm(): only read from /etc/ioctl.save if written once.
611- Included start-stop-daemon, C version (source only).
612- Fixed wait() for the emergency shell.
613- killall5: ignore signal before doing kill(-1, pid).
614
6152.63 14-Jun-1996
616- Fixed preinst script for Debian
617- Fixed init.c to become init daemon if name is init.new
618- Fixed pidof to not return PIDs of shell scripts
619
6202.62-2 09-Jun-1996
621- Changed debian /etc/init.d/boot script to create a nologin file
622 at boot and to remove it just before going multiuser.
623
6242.62 31-May-1996
625- Decided to release a 2.62 version with a BIG WARNING about upgrading
626 init in it. Will send a patch to Linus for the linux/Documentation/Changes
627 file so that 2.62 or later is mentioned as the version to upgrade to.
628- Added docs for Slackware
629
6302.61-3 29-May-1996
631- Fixed debian/etc/init.d/network for the lo device.
632- Added "-xdev" to the cd /tmp && find in debian/etc/init.d/boot
633- Made remove time for files in /tmp configurable.
634
6352.61 29-Apr-1996
636- Changed /etc/init.d/boot script again
637- Fixed problem in init.c with trailing whitespace after entries in inittab
638- Fixed killall5 problems
639- Added manpage for lastb
640- Added SHELL= environment variable to sulogin
641- Fixed sulogin & shadow problems
642- Added timeout option to sulogin
643
6442.60-2 16-Apr-1996
645- Fixed sulogin (didn't work if root wasn't first entry in shadow file)
646- Fixed mesg for systems with "tty" group (such as Debian)
647- Fixed nsyslog() in killall5.c
648
6492.60 01-Apr-1996
650- Fixed race condition in init.c, resulting in hanging shutdowns.
651 Courtesy of Max Neunhoeffer <Max.Neunhoeffer@urz.uni-heidelberg.de>.
652- Fixed debian/etc/init.d/boot for swapon and mdadd
653- Added architecture to debian.control
654- Added manpages for rc.boot and rc.local
655- Updated inittab manpage for 4-character runlevel field
656- Added debian replaces for bsdutils < version_without_mesg
657- Fixed init.c so that it also works with kernels 1.3.81 and up
658
6592.59 10-Mar-1996
660- Init logs less to syslog (suspected to hang in syslog() or openlog() )
661- removed closelog() from init.c
662- removed time check of runlevel record in halt.
663- Added options to last to get hostname from ut_addr field
664- Added last and mesg to installation targets
665- rewrote /etc/init.d/boot a bit.
666
6672.58-2 04-Jan-1996
668- Changed etc/init.d/rc to do a stty onlcr
669- Added /var/log/initrunlvl symlink
670
6712.58-1 31-Dec-1995
672- Added the latest debian files.
673- Added support for 4-character id fields (if you have libc5).
674- Fixed pidof (in killall5) parsing of /proc/.../stat
675- Save restore GMT setting in /etc/init.d/boot
676
6772.57d 03-Dec-1995
678- Added sulogin
679- Added "-b" flag to init, gives a shell before
680 anything else (in case the startup scripts are screwed)
681- Moved fastboot to /fastboot
682- Folded in Debian patches.
683- Removed old scripts
684- Added debian /etc/directory.
685
6862.57c 08-Oct-1995
687- Changed over to init_request (with initreq.h)
688- Processes no longer killed when "process" field
689 changes, change takes effect after next respawn.
690
6912.57b xx-Aug-1995
692- Bugfix release for Debian and Slackware 3.0
693
6942.57a 10-Jul-1995
695- Fixed race condition init init.c wrt got_chld
696- Fixed one-off for malloc in killall5.c
697- Changed dowall.c
698- Console code: no relink to /dev/systty on CTRL-ALT-DEL)
699
7002.57 22-May-1995
701- Changed a few things here and there, didn't
702 really document it :)
703
7042.55 17-Jan-1995
705- Added option to shutdown to run standalone.
706
7072.54 12-Jan-1995
708- Added GNU copyrigh to all *.[ch] files.
709- added /etc/initscript
710- reboot and halt now call shutdown in runlevels 1-5
711- Can run from read-only root (CDROM)
712
7132.53 10-Oct-1994
714- Renamed pidof to killall5, updated all scripts to
715 use killall5 instead of kill -1 ....
716- Rewrote scripts to use this, and some general changes.
717- Added SysV command line compatibility to shutdown.
718
7192.52 30-Aug-1994
720- Added `powerfailnow' keyword, for when UPS battery is low.
721- Updated `last'.
722- Fixed utmp handling (wrt. CLEAN_UTMP)
723TODO:
724* Make last compatible with GNU/BSD (long options?)
725* update powerd
726* remote SIGPWR broadcast? in powerd? (with priv. port)
727* remote shutdown
728
7292.50 14-Feb-1994
730- Ignores unknown command line arguments.
731- Modelled more after the "real" sysVinit
732- Lots of changes all over the place.
733 (like showing runlevel in "ps" listing, logging
734 runlevel into utmp file etc)
735- now using "reliable" signals instead of V7 style.
736- Updated all scripts. Examples are in two directories:
737 etc (normal) and etc-sysv (sysv style scripts).
738- runlevel 0 = halt, 1 = single user, 6 = reboot.
739- added support for serial console.
740- updated Propaganda, manpages.
741- added shutdown access control.
742
7432.4 24-May-93
744- Send out the official version into the world as
745 SysVinit-2.4.tar.z.
746
7472.4g 15-May-93
748- Changed init to really catch SIGPWR 'cause we
749 hooked up an UPS to the Linux machine. The
750 keyword for catching the TreeFingerSalute is
751 now "ctrlaltdel" instead of "power{wait,fail}".
752
7532.4a 22-Apr-93
754- Fixed last to reckognize BSD style wtmp logging.
755- Changed init to write wtmp records that are
756 SysV compliant but are also reckognized by the
757 BSD last. Added a '+' option to the 'process'
758 field of inittab, for getties that want to do
759 their own utmp/wtmp housekeeping (kludge!).
760- Now accepts a runlevel on the command line,
761 and reckognizes the 'auto' argument. (Sets the
762 environment variable AUTOBOOT to YES)
763
7642.2.3 24-Mar-93
765- Ripped out the 'leave' action. To difficult, and
766 unneeded.
767- Going single user now kills _all_ processes.
768- Added '-t secs' option to all commands.
769- This version is stable enough to post.
770
7712.2 02-Mar-93
772- Made wait()'s asynchronous
773- Changed whole thing to one big state machine
774- Now using 'pseudo levels' # & * for SYSINIT & BOOT
775- Added a new type of 'action', called leave. This
776 process will be executed when the system goes from a
777 runlevel specified in it's runlevel field to a
778 level that's not. Nice to bring down NFS and the like.
779
7802.1 28-Jan-93
781- Fixed a bug with 'boot' and 'once'.
782- Check 'initdefault' for validity.
783- Reckognizes "single" as command line argument.
784- Retries execvp with 'sh -c exec ..' if command
785 is a shell script. (shouldn't execvp do this?)
786- Added patches to use syslog if defined.
787
7882.0 08-Dec-92
789- Rewrote the code totally, so started with a new
790 version number.
791- Dropped Minix support, this code now is Linux - specific.
792- With TEST switch on, this init & telinit can
793 run standalone for test purposes.
794
7951.3, 05-Jul-92
796- Got a 386, so installed Linux. Added 'soft' reboot
797 to be default under linux. Fixed some typos.
798
7991.2, 16-Jun-92
800- Bugreport from Michael Haardt ; removed deadlock
801 and added 'waitpid' instead of 'wait' for SYSV.
802
8031.1, 30-Apr-92
804- Read manual wrong: there is no 'action' field called
805 process, but all entries are of type process. Every
806 'process' get exec'ed by /bin/sh -c 'exec command'.
807- Rapidly respawning processes are caught in the act.
808- _SYSV support is really Linux support,
809 done by poe@daimi.aau.dk on 25-Mar-92.
810
811 1.0, 01-Feb-92
812- Initial version, very primitive for the Minix
813 operating system. Required some mods. to the
814 kernel.
815