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1 sysvinit (2.89dsf) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
2
3 [ Werner Fink ]
4 * Allow init to delte extra environment variables (was local bug
5 #35858)
6 * Avoid that init double environment variables for its childs
7 (was local bug #35855)
8 * Remove man-db tag for encoding for canonical man
9 * Sulogin: try to detect the real device(s) used for the system console
10 /dev/console if but only if /dev/console is used. On Linux this can
11 be more than one device, e.g. a serial line as well as a virtual
12 console as well as a simple printer.
13 * Fix counting message lines in wall. Patch from Petr Lautrbach.
14 * Fix bad printf conversion specifier in wall. Patch from S├ębastien Luttringer.
15 * Add patches from Openwall project. Thanks goes to Solar Designer.
16 * Add code to detect the system consoles with the help of the
17 new /proc/consoles files of linux kernel 2.6.38+
18 * Try to make utmpdump IPv6 valid, change based on suggestion from
19 Navdeep Bhatia (see local bug #32429)
20 * Fix signal and alarm handling based on the patch from Florent Viard.
21 (was local bug #32304)
22 * Add fix for Redhat bug #573346: last incorrectly displays IPv6
23 addresses (was local bug #29497)
24 * Correct fix for Debian bug #547073: use IUTF8 flag if defined
25 and if already set to make sure the utf-8 flag is not cleared
26 from the tty. Patch from Samuel Thibault.
27 * Include limits.h in killall.c to enforce definition of PATH_MAX
28 * Fix sysvinit bug #29758 Linker invocation should not contain
29 headers. Change based on patch from Elias Pipping.
30 * Add fix for Debian bug #580272: use return value 1 of
31 is_selinux_enabled() to determine if SELinux is enabled,
32 otherwise initialize SELinux and load the policy. Patch from
33 Petter Reinholdtsen.
34 * Make quotes visible in example of the manual page of fstab-decode
35 * Sulogin: enforce reconnection of stdin/stdout/stderr if a device
36 was specified.
37 * Sulogin: if zero is read at reading the passwd guess it's done.
38 * Sulogin: respect byte order that is do not mix chars and ints
39
40 [ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
41 * Next release will be 2.89dsf.
42 * Add #ifdef in bootlogd.c to avoid gcc warnings about unused
43 variable on non-linux platforms.
44 * Only set the VSWTC field for termios in init if it is available,
45 to get the source building on FreeBSD.
46 * Add some code to be able to detect programs even as user with
47 kernel 3.0 and above
48
49 -- Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> Sun Apr 11 11:28:55 CEST 2010
50
51 sysvinit (2.88dsf) world; urgency=low
52
53 [ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
54 * Mention new home on Savannah in README.
55 * Revert change from Fedora/RedHat where the now obsolete command
56 INIT_CMD_CHANGECONS was introduced. Based on feedback and patch
57 from Bill Nottingham.
58 * Adjust makefile to make sure the install directories are created
59 before files are copied into them.
60 * Simplify build rules, based on patch from Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
61 * Fix minor bug in optimizing of argument parsing. Based on
62 report from jakemus on freshmeat.
63 * Add casts to get rid of compiler warning about signed/unsigned issues.
64 * Change tty handling in init to make sure the UTF-8 flag is not cleared
65 on boot. Patch from Samuel Thibault.
66 * Add Makefile in toplevel directory.
67 * Print usage information when shutdown is used by non-root user.
68 Patch from Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
69 * Sync shutdown manual page and usage information. Patch from Mike
70 Frysinger and Gentoo.
71 * Fix race condition in utmp writing. Patch from Gil Kloepfer via
72 Mike Frysinger and Gentoo.
73 * Rewrite findtty() in bootlogd to recursively search /dev/ for the
74 correct device, to handle terminal devices for example in /dev/pty/.
75 Patch from Debian.
76 * Make sure bootlogd findpty() returns an error value when it fails to
77 find a usable pty. Patch from Rob Leslie via Debian.
78 * Make sure bootlogd fflush() every line, even if asked not to flush
79 to disk using fdatasync(). Patch from Scott Gifford via Debian.
80 * Add compatibility code to handle old path "/etc/powerstatus" for a
81 while.
82 * Incude definition for MNT_DETACH which is missing in older GNU libc
83 headers.
84 * Do not strip binaries before installing them, to make it easier to
85 get binaries with debug information installed.
86
87 [ Werner Fink ]
88 * Add the comment from Andrea Arcangeli about the correct
89 place of setting the default childhandler within spawn().
90 * Make sure that newline is printed out for last(1) even
91 if an utmp record entry is truncated.
92 * Check if utmp not only exists but also is writable and delay
93 writing out of the utmp runlevel record if utmp is not writable.
94 * Be able to find libcrypt also on 64 bit based architectures.
95 * Add option -w to the last command to display the full user and
96 domain names in the output. Patch from Petr Lautrbach.
97 * Add a manual page for utmpdump as this tool is sometimes
98 very useful even if not intended for normal use.
99 * Use paths.h macros for wall
100 * Change path "/etc/powerstatus" to "/var/run/powerstatus"
101 * Detected also removable block devices at halt/reboot to be able
102 to flush data and send them the ATA standby command. This should
103 avoid data loss on USB sticks and other removable block devices.
104 * Flush block devices on halt/reboot if not done by the kernel.
105 * Set SHELL to /bin/sh in the environmant of shutdown.
106 * Retry to write out shutdown messages if interrupted.
107 * pidof/killall5 - make omit pid list a dynamic one.
108 * pidof - provide '-n' to skip stat(2) syscall on network based FS.
109 * init - avoid compiler warnings
110 * init - initialize console by using the macros from ttydefaults.h
111 * init - add the possiblity to ignore further interrupts from keyboard
112 * init - add the possiblity to set sane terminal line settings
113 * sulogin - add the possibility to reset the terminal io
114 * Fix some minor problems
115 * init - enable is_selinux_enabled() to detect selinuxfs
116 * Add fix for Debian bug #536574 -- Can be enabled by -DACCTON_OFF
117 * Add helper program fstab-decode to make it easier to handle
118 /etc/mtab content. Patch by Miloslav Trmac and Fedora.
119 * Add fix for Debian bug #335023 - Make sure TERM is set on FreeBSD.
120 * Add fix for Debian bug #374038 - Make it clear that shutdown -c can
121 only cancel a waiting shutdown, not an active one.
122 * Add note to pidof manual page about the use of readlink(2). Patch by
123 Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
124 * Add PAM patch contrib/notify-pam-dead.patch based on Debian bug
125 #68621, which will add PAM support for programs spawned by init on
126 the console like sulogin. Based on patch by Topi Miettinen. This
127 patch is not applied by default yet while we review its
128 usefullness. It is only helpful for session handling, as sulogin
129 do not use and will not use a PAM conv() function. The current
130 sulogin is able to handle DES as well as MD5, SHA, and Blowfish
131 encrypted passwords due using getpwnam(3).
132 * Move utmp/wtmp before the execvp() in spawn() to be sure to
133 use the correct pid even on a controlling tty
134 * Remaining problem is that the pid of the second fork() for
135 getting a controlling tty isn't that reported by spawn()
136 * Re-enable writting utmp/wtmp for boot scripts
137 * Extend sulogin to support additional encryption algorithms
138 * Re-enable maintenance message of sulogin
139 * Enable the sulogin fallback password check to handle MD5, SHA, and
140 Blowfish encrypted passwords in case of getpwnam(3) fails.
141 * sulogin picking the SELinux context was broken. Patch by Daniel Walsh
142
143 -- Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> Sun Apr 11 11:28:55 CEST 2010
144
145 sysvinit (2.87dsf) world; urgency=low
146
147 * Fix typos and do minor updates in the manual pages.
148 * Correct section of mountpoint(1).
149 * Document -e and -t options for telinit in init(8).
150 * Update address of FSF in the COPYRIGHT file.
151 * Document in halt(8) that -n might not disable all syncing.
152 Patch by Bill Nottingham and Fedora
153 * Adjust output from "last -x". In reboot lines, print endpoint
154 of uptime too. In shutdown lines print downtimes rather than
155 the time between downs. Fix typo in string compare in last.c.
156 Patch by Thomas Hood.
157 * Improve handling of IPv6 addresses in last. Patch from Fedora.
158 * Document last options in usage information, previously only
159 mentioned in the manual page.
160 * Add new option -F to last, to output full date string instead
161 of the short form provided by default. Patch from Olaf Dabrunz
162 and SuSe.
163 * Adjust build rules to make sure the installed binaries
164 are stripped.
165 * Increase the compiler warning level when building.
166 * Fix utmp/wtmp updating on 64-bit platforms. Patch by Bill
167 Nottingham and Fedora.
168 * Avoid unchecked return value from malloc() in utmpdump.
169 Patch from Christian 'Dr. Disk' Hechelmann and Fedora.
170 * Make sure to use execle and no execl when passing environment to
171 the new process. Patch from RedHat.
172 * Correct init to make sure the waiting status is preserved across
173 re-exec. Patch from RedHat.
174 * Correct init to avoid race condition when starting programs during
175 boot. Patch from SuSe.
176 * Allow 'telinit u' in runlevels 0 and 6. Patch from Thomas Hood.
177 * Change install rules to make pidof an absolute symlink. Patch from
178 Thomas Hood.
179 * Improve error message from init if fork() fail. Patch found in Suse.
180 * Add support for SE Linux capability handling. Patch from Manoj
181 Srivastava, adjusted to avoid aborting if SE policy was loaded in
182 the initrd with patch from Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
183 * Add -c option to pidof for only matching processes with the same
184 process root. Ignore -c when not running as root. Patch from
185 Thomas Woerner and Fedora.
186 * Adjust init to terminate argv0 with one 0 rather than two so that
187 process name can be one character longer. Patch by Kir Kolyshkin.
188 * Make sure bootlogd exit with non-error exit code when forking of
189 the child successfully.
190 * Add bootlogd option -s to make it possible to control the use of
191 fdatasync(). Patch from Thomas Hood.
192 * Add bootlogd option -c to tell it to create the log file if it does
193 not exist. Patch from Thomas Hood.
194 * Let bootlogd also look at ttyB* devices to work on HPPA. Patch
195 from Thomas Hood.
196 * Change init to use setenv() instead of putenv, make sure the PATH
197 value is usable on re-exec. Patch from Thomas Hood.
198 * Add usleep in killall5 after killing processes, to force the kernel
199 to reschedule. Patch from SuSe.
200 * Modify pidof to not print empty line if no pid was found.
201 * Modify init and sulogin to fix emergency mode's tty, making sure ^C
202 and ^Z work when booting with 'emergency' kernel option. Patch from
203 Samuel Thibault.
204 * Modify init to allow some time for failed opens to resolve themselves.
205 Patch from Bill Nottingham and Fedora.
206 * Modify init to shut down IDE, SCSI and SATA disks properly. Patches
207 from Sebastian Reichelt, Werner Fink and SuSe.
208 * Modify wall to use UT_LINESIZE from <utmp.h> instead of hardcoded
209 string lengths. Patch from SuSe.
210 * Change wall to make halt include hostname in output.
211 * Change killall to avoid killing init by mistake. Patch from SuSe.
212 * Change killall5 to use the exit value to report if it found any
213 processes to kill. Patch from Debian.
214 * Add option -o opmitpid to killall5, to make it possible to skip
215 some pids during shutdown. Based on patch from Colin Watson and
216 Ubuntu.
217 * Add references between killall5 and pidof manual pages. Patch from Debian.
218 * Modify killall to work better with user space file system, by
219 changing cwd to /proc when stopping and killing processes, and
220 avoiding stat() when the value isn't used. Also, lock process
221 pages in memory to avoid paging when user processes are stopped.
222 Patch from Debian and Goswin von Brederlow with changes by Kel
223 Modderman.
224 * Change shutdown to only accept flags -H and -P with the -h flag,
225 and document this requirement in the manual page.
226 * Change reboot/halt to work properly when used as a login shell.
227 Patch by Dale R. Worley and Fedora.
228 * Let sulogin fall back to the staticly linked /bin/sash if both roots
229 shell and /bin/sh fail to execute.
230
231 -- Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:58:10 +0200
232
233 sysvinit (2.86) cistron; urgency=low
234
235 * Fixed up bootlogd to read /proc/cmdline. Also keep an internal
236 linebuffer to process \r, \t and ^H. It is becoming useable.
237 * Applied trivial OWL patches
238 * Block signals in syslog(), since syslog() is not re-entrant
239 (James Olin Oden <joden@malachi.lee.k12.nc.us>, redhat bug #97534)
240 * Minor adjustements so that sysvinit compiles on the Hurd
241 * killall5 now skips kernel threads
242 * Inittab entries with both 'S' and other runlevels were broken.
243 Fix by Bryan Kadzban <bryan@kadzban.is-a-geek.net>
244 * Changed initreq.h to be more flexible and forwards-compatible.
245 * You can now through /dev/initctl set environment variables in
246 init that will be inherited by its children. For now, only
247 variables prefixed with INIT_ can be set and the maximum is
248 16 variables. There's also a length limit due to the size
249 of struct init_request, so it should be safe from abuse.
250 * Option -P and -H to shutdown set INIT_HALT=POWERDOWN and
251 INIT_HALT=HALT as environment variables as described above
252 * Add "mountpoint" utility.
253 * Slightly better algorithm in killall5.c:pidof()
254 * Added some patches from fedora-core (halt-usage, last -t,
255 sulogin-message, user-console)
256
257 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 30 Jul 2004 14:14:58 +0200
258
259 sysvinit (2.85) cistron; urgency=low
260
261 * Add IPv6 support in last(1)
262 * Sulogin: even if the root password is empty, ask for a password-
263 otherwise there is no way to set a timeout.
264 * Removed support for ioctl.save.
265 * Turned of support for /etc/initrunlvl and /var/run/initrunlvl
266 * Fixed warts in dowall.c ("Dmitry V. Levin" <ldv@altlinux.org>)
267 * Fix init.c::spawn(). The "f" variable was used both as file descriptor
268 and waitpid(2) return code. In certain circumstances, this leads to
269 TIOCSCTTY with wrong file descriptor (Vladimir N. Oleynik).
270 * Fix fd leak in sulogin (Dmitry V. Levin).
271 * More error checking in all wait() calling code (Dmitry V. Levin).
272 * Fix argv[] initialization in spawn() (Dmitry V. Levin).
273 * Change strncpy to strncat in most places (Dmitry V. Levin).
274
275 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 15 Apr 2003 16:37:57 +0200
276
277 sysvinit (2.84) cistron; urgency=low
278
279 * Don't use /etc/initlvl interface for telinit; only use /dev/initctl,
280 and give a clear error when that fails.
281 * Add -i/--init command line flag to init - this tells init
282 'behave as system init even if you're not PID#1'. Useful for
283 testing in chroot/jail type environments.
284
285 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 27 Nov 2001 13:10:08 +0100
286
287 sysvinit (2.83) cistron; urgency=low
288
289 * Fix bug in shutdown where it didn't check correctly for a
290 virtual console when checking /etc/shutdown.allow
291 * Fix race condition in waitpid() [Andrea Arcangeli]
292 * Call closelog() after openlog()/syslog() since recent libc's
293 keep the logging fd open and that is fd#0 aka stdin.
294
295 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 2 Oct 2001 23:27:06 +0200
296
297 sysvinit (2.82) cistron; urgency=low
298
299 * Print out correct version number at startup.
300 * Fix spelling of initttab in init(8)
301
302 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 23 Aug 2001 17:50:44 +0200
303
304 sysvinit (2.81) cistron; urgency=low
305
306 * Fix typo/bug in killall5/pidof, -o option failed to work since 2.79.
307 Reformatted source code to prevent this from happening again.
308 * shutdown.8: applied redhat manpage update
309 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-sulogin-nologin.patch
310 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-notty.patch
311 * sulogin: applied redhat sysvinit-2.78-sigint.patch
312
313 sysvinit (2.80) cistron; urgency=low
314
315 * Grammar/spelling fixes in shutdown.c (Christian Steinrueck)
316 * Don't set controlling tty for non-(sysinit,boot,single) runlevels
317
318 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 26 Jul 2001 13:26:56 +0200
319
320 sysvinit (2.79) cistron; urgency=low
321
322 * New upstream version
323 * several fixes to wall by Tim Robbins <fyre@box3n.gumbynet.org>
324 * Several extra boundary checks by Solar Designer
325 * Make /dev/console controlling tty
326 * Stricter checks on ownership of tty by mesg(1)
327 * Documented and restricted -n option to wall(1)
328 * Make it compile with glibc 2.2.2
329 * Document IO redirection in wall manpage (closes: #79491)
330 * Update README (closes: #85650)
331 * Fix init.8 manpage (closes: #75268)
332 * Fix typo in halt(8) manpage (closes: #67875)
333 * Check time argument of shutdown(8) for correctness (closes: #67825)
334 * Check for stale sessions in last(1) (Chris Wolf <cwolf@starclass.com>)
335
336 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 4 Jul 2001 15:04:36 +0200
337
338 sysvinit (2.78-2) frozen unstable; urgency=high
339
340 * Change "booting" to "reloading" message at reload
341 * Add "-z xxx" dummy command line argument (closes: #54717)
342
343 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 11 Feb 2000 12:17:54 +0100
344
345 sysvinit (2.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
346
347 * 2.78 will be the new upstream version, I'm skipping 2.77
348 * Shutdown now calls sync before switching the runlevel to 0 or 6,
349 or before unmounting filesystems if -n was used (closes: #46461)
350 * Some cosmetic changes to init.c (closes: #32079)
351
352 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 30 Dec 1999 20:40:23 +0100
353
354 sysvinit (2.77-2) unstable; urgency=low
355
356 * Fix last -i option
357
358 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 5 Oct 1999 21:51:50 +0200
359
360 sysvinit (2.77-1) unstable; urgency=low
361
362 * Write reboot record into utmp file as well to make rms happy
363 * Fork and dump core in / if SIGSEGV is received for debugging purposes
364 * Patch by Craig Sanders <cas@vicnet.net.au> for "last" -i option
365
366 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 4 Aug 1999 11:16:23 +0200
367
368 sysvinit (2.76-4) unstable; urgency=low
369
370 * Change dowall.c to handle Unix98 ptys correctly
371 * Add comment in rcS about usage of setup.sh and unconfigured.sh
372 * Shutdown now removes nologin file just before calling telinit
373 * SEGV handler now tries to continue after sleep of 30 seconds.
374 On a 386-class processor it also prints out the value of EIP.
375 * Fix for racecondition in check_init_fifo() by Richard Gooch
376
377 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 8 May 1999 17:22:57 +0200
378
379 sysvinit (2.76-3) frozen unstable; urgency=high
380
381 * Small bugfix to last.c courtesy of Danek Duvall <duvall@emufarm.ml.org>
382
383 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 12 Jan 1999 12:12:44 +0100
384
385 sysvinit (2.76-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
386
387 * Fix bug in check_pipe() which crashes init on the Alpha.
388
389 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 3 Nov 1998 11:09:13 +0100
390
391 sysvinit (2.75-4) unstable; urgency=low
392
393 * Change sulogin password buffer to 128 characters.
394 * Don't print control characters in dowall.c
395 * Try to open getenv ("CONSOLE"), /dev/console and /dev/tty0 in order.
396 For backwards compatibility when you try to boot a 2.0.x kernel
397 with a linux > 2.1.70 /dev/console device.
398 * Change src/Makefile for non-debian systems (mainly, RedHat)
399 * Try to create /dev/initctl if not present; check every time to see
400 if the dev/ino of /dev/initctl has changed and re-open it. This should
401 help devfs a bit.
402 * Send SIGUSR1 to init at bootup to let it re-open /dev/initctl;
403 again in support of devfs.
404 * Moved pidof to /bin (it's only a link to killall5 anyway)
405
406 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Mon, 5 Oct 1998 14:03:14 +0200
407
408 sysvinit (2.75-2) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
409
410 * Fix last.c again.
411 * Add check to see if /dev/initctl is really a FIFO
412 * In ifdown.c first down all shaper devices then the real devices
413
414 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 2 Jun 1998 22:43:01 +0200
415
416 sysvinit (2.75-1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
417
418 * Rewrote last.c to be much more memory friendly and correct,
419 thanks to Nick Andrew <nick@zeta.org.au> and
420 David Parrish <dparrish@zeta.org.au>
421 * Fixes bugs:
422 #21616: sysvinit: sulogin thinks md5 root password is bad
423 #21765: sysvinit: Typo in `killall5.c'
424 #21775: sysvinit: sysvinit does not support MD5 hashed passwords
425 #21990: /usr/bin/last: unnecessary memset and off-by-one bug
426 #22084: sysvinit 2.74-4: SIGPWR missing on sparc
427 #21900: init, powerfail events, and shutdown.allow
428 #21702: init 0 does not work as expected...
429 #21728: sysvinit: Typo in `init.c'
430 #22363: sysvinit: discrepance btw. manpage and /sbin/init
431
432 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 19 May 1998 11:02:29 +0200
433
434 sysvinit (2.74-4) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
435
436 * Add -o option to last to process libc5 utmp files.
437 * Buffer overflow fixed in init.c (not very serious; only exploitable
438 by root). Thanks to Chris Evans <chris@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk>
439
440 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 15 Apr 1998 17:04:33 +0200
441
442 sysvinit (2.74-1) unstable; urgency=low
443
444 * Should compile with glibc 1.99 :)
445 * Change behaviour of reboot(1) and halt(1) so that the default when
446 the runlevel can't be determined is to call shutdown.
447 * Added re-exec patch from Al Viro (21 Feb 1998):
448 'U' flag added to telinit. It forces init to re-exec itself
449 (passing its state through exec, certainly).
450 May be useful for smoother (heh) upgrades.
451 24 Feb 1998, AV:
452 did_boot made global and added to state - thanks, Miquel.
453 Yet another file descriptors leak - close state pipe if
454 re_exec fails.
455
456 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 12 Mar 1998 17:42:46 +0100
457
458 sysvinit (2.73-2) unstable; urgency=low
459
460 * Change _NSIG to NSIG for 2.1.x kernel includes.
461
462 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Thu, 8 Jan 1998 16:01:02 +0100
463
464 sysvinit (2.73-1) unstable; urgency=low
465
466 * Use siginterrupt, now that system calls are restarted by default.
467 Main symptom was that the sulogin timeout didn't work but there
468 might have been more hidden problems.
469 * Kill process immidiately if turned off in inittab
470 * Fixed sulogin check on tty arg.
471 * Use strerror() instead of sys_errlist
472 * wall now supports a '-n' option to suppress [most of] the banner.
473 Debian doesn't use sysvinit's wall, but apparently Redhat does.
474 * Add '-F' (forcefsck) option to shutdown
475 * Close and reopen /dev/initctl on SIGUSR1 (mainly for a /dev in ram)
476
477 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 3 Jan 1998 16:32:39 +0100
478
479 sysvinit (2.72-3) unstable; urgency=low
480
481 * Add extra fork() in dowall.c to avoid hanging in rare cases
482
483 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Wed, 22 Oct 1997 14:44:00 +0200
484
485 sysvinit (2.72) unstable; urgency=low
486
487 * Applied manual page patches by Bill Hawes <whawes@star.net>. Thanks Bill!
488 * Applied patches to the sample Slackware scripts by
489 "Jonathan I. Kamens" <jik@kamens.brookline.ma.us>
490 * Fix halt and reboot runlevels 0 & 6 check.
491 * Only say "no more processes left in runlevel x" once
492 * Fix race condition with SIGCHLD in spawn()
493 (thanks to Alon Ziv <alonz@CS.Technion.AC.IL>)
494 * Compress all manpages (missed 2)
495 * Compiled for libc6
496 * Added poweroff patch by Roderich Schupp <rsch@ExperTeam.de>
497
498 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sun, 12 Oct 1997 17:20:17 +0200
499
500 sysvinit (2.71-2) frozen unstable; urgency=low
501
502 * Print 2.71 instead of 2.70 on startup :)
503
504 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Mon, 5 May 1997 12:45:25 +0200
505
506 sysvinit (2.71-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
507
508 * Added code for updwtmp() in utmp.c for glibc (2.0.3)
509 * Fixed all programs to use functions from utmp.c and getutent()
510 * Do not try to clean up utmp in init itself (Bug#9022)
511 * Removed sync() from main loop.
512 * Hopefully fixes bug #8657 (shutdown signal handling)
513
514 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sat, 26 Apr 1997 19:57:27 +0200
515
516 sysvinit (2.70-1) unstable; urgency=low
517
518 * Respawn fix
519 * Removed StUdLy CaPs from source code
520 * Moved files in source archive around
521 * Fixes for glibc (utmp handling, signal handling).
522 * Fixed '-d' option to last (now also works without '-a').
523 * Added extra checking in last.c to prevent showing dead entries
524
525 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 7 Feb 1997 15:31:30 +0100
526
527 sysvinit (2.69-1) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
528
529 * Fixed bug that can throw X in a loop (or any other app that reads from
530 /dev/tty0)
531
532 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Sun, 1 Dec 1996 15:32:24 +0100
533
534 sysvinit (2.67-1) frozen unstable; urgency=high
535
536 * Fixes problem with /dev/console being controlling terminal of some
537 daemons
538 * Puts copyright file in the right place
539
540 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Fri, 15 Nov 1996 12:23:33 +0100
541
542 sysvinit (2.66-1) unstable; urgency=medium
543
544 * Skipped 2.65. A development 2.65 got out by accident and is apparently
545 being used..
546 * Also compiles and runs with GNU libc (and on the Alpha)
547 * Fixed dowall.c not to exit when getpwuid() fails and uid == 0.
548 * Fixed init panic'ing on empty lines in /etc/inittab
549 * Changed default PATH to include /usr/local/sbin
550 * Set /dev/console as controlling terminal for sysinit,bootwait,wait,powerwait
551 This allows using ^C to interrupt some parts of eg the boot process.
552 * Remove old symlink in /var/log/initlvl; let init check both
553 /var/log and /etc itself.
554
555 -- Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> Tue, 29 Oct 1996 13:46:54 +0100
556
557 2.66 29-Oct-1996
558 - Skipped 2.65. A development 2.65 got out by accident and is apparently
559 being used..
560 - Fixed dowall.c not to exit when getpwuid() fails and uid == 0.
561 - Fixed init panic'ing on empty lines in /etc/inittab
562 - Changed default PATH to include /usr/local/sbin
563 - Ported to Linux/Alpha and GNU libc.
564 - Set /dev/console as controlling terminal for sysinit,bootwait,wait,powerwait.
565 This allows using ^C to interrupt some parts of eg the boot process.
566 - Remove old symlink in /var/log/initlvl; let init check both
567 /var/log and /etc itself.
568
569 2.64 28-Jun-1996
570 - Init checks CONSOLE environment variable on startup (overrides /dev/console)
571 - Init sets CONSOLE variable for all its children.
572 - Wtmp(): when zeroing out old utmp entries, keep ut_id field
573 - Wtmp(): try to re-use ut_id field if possible.
574 - SetTerm(): only read from /etc/ioctl.save if written once.
575 - Included start-stop-daemon, C version (source only).
576 - Fixed wait() for the emergency shell.
577 - killall5: ignore signal before doing kill(-1, pid).
578
579 2.63 14-Jun-1996
580 - Fixed preinst script for Debian
581 - Fixed init.c to become init daemon if name is init.new
582 - Fixed pidof to not return PIDs of shell scripts
583
584 2.62-2 09-Jun-1996
585 - Changed debian /etc/init.d/boot script to create a nologin file
586 at boot and to remove it just before going multiuser.
587
588 2.62 31-May-1996
589 - Decided to release a 2.62 version with a BIG WARNING about upgrading
590 init in it. Will send a patch to Linus for the linux/Documentation/Changes
591 file so that 2.62 or later is mentioned as the version to upgrade to.
592 - Added docs for Slackware
593
594 2.61-3 29-May-1996
595 - Fixed debian/etc/init.d/network for the lo device.
596 - Added "-xdev" to the cd /tmp && find in debian/etc/init.d/boot
597 - Made remove time for files in /tmp configurable.
598
599 2.61 29-Apr-1996
600 - Changed /etc/init.d/boot script again
601 - Fixed problem in init.c with trailing whitespace after entries in inittab
602 - Fixed killall5 problems
603 - Added manpage for lastb
604 - Added SHELL= environment variable to sulogin
605 - Fixed sulogin & shadow problems
606 - Added timeout option to sulogin
607
608 2.60-2 16-Apr-1996
609 - Fixed sulogin (didn't work if root wasn't first entry in shadow file)
610 - Fixed mesg for systems with "tty" group (such as Debian)
611 - Fixed nsyslog() in killall5.c
612
613 2.60 01-Apr-1996
614 - Fixed race condition in init.c, resulting in hanging shutdowns.
615 Courtesy of Max Neunhoeffer <Max.Neunhoeffer@urz.uni-heidelberg.de>.
616 - Fixed debian/etc/init.d/boot for swapon and mdadd
617 - Added architecture to debian.control
618 - Added manpages for rc.boot and rc.local
619 - Updated inittab manpage for 4-character runlevel field
620 - Added debian replaces for bsdutils < version_without_mesg
621 - Fixed init.c so that it also works with kernels 1.3.81 and up
622
623 2.59 10-Mar-1996
624 - Init logs less to syslog (suspected to hang in syslog() or openlog() )
625 - removed closelog() from init.c
626 - removed time check of runlevel record in halt.
627 - Added options to last to get hostname from ut_addr field
628 - Added last and mesg to installation targets
629 - rewrote /etc/init.d/boot a bit.
630
631 2.58-2 04-Jan-1996
632 - Changed etc/init.d/rc to do a stty onlcr
633 - Added /var/log/initrunlvl symlink
634
635 2.58-1 31-Dec-1995
636 - Added the latest debian files.
637 - Added support for 4-character id fields (if you have libc5).
638 - Fixed pidof (in killall5) parsing of /proc/.../stat
639 - Save restore GMT setting in /etc/init.d/boot
640
641 2.57d 03-Dec-1995
642 - Added sulogin
643 - Added "-b" flag to init, gives a shell before
644 anything else (in case the startup scripts are screwed)
645 - Moved fastboot to /fastboot
646 - Folded in Debian patches.
647 - Removed old scripts
648 - Added debian /etc/directory.
649
650 2.57c 08-Oct-1995
651 - Changed over to init_request (with initreq.h)
652 - Processes no longer killed when "process" field
653 changes, change takes effect after next respawn.
654
655 2.57b xx-Aug-1995
656 - Bugfix release for Debian and Slackware 3.0
657
658 2.57a 10-Jul-1995
659 - Fixed race condition init init.c wrt got_chld
660 - Fixed one-off for malloc in killall5.c
661 - Changed dowall.c
662 - Console code: no relink to /dev/systty on CTRL-ALT-DEL)
663
664 2.57 22-May-1995
665 - Changed a few things here and there, didn't
666 really document it :)
667
668 2.55 17-Jan-1995
669 - Added option to shutdown to run standalone.
670
671 2.54 12-Jan-1995
672 - Added GNU copyrigh to all *.[ch] files.
673 - added /etc/initscript
674 - reboot and halt now call shutdown in runlevels 1-5
675 - Can run from read-only root (CDROM)
676
677 2.53 10-Oct-1994
678 - Renamed pidof to killall5, updated all scripts to
679 use killall5 instead of kill -1 ....
680 - Rewrote scripts to use this, and some general changes.
681 - Added SysV command line compatibility to shutdown.
682
683 2.52 30-Aug-1994
684 - Added `powerfailnow' keyword, for when UPS battery is low.
685 - Updated `last'.
686 - Fixed utmp handling (wrt. CLEAN_UTMP)
687 TODO:
688 * Make last compatible with GNU/BSD (long options?)
689 * update powerd
690 * remote SIGPWR broadcast? in powerd? (with priv. port)
691 * remote shutdown
692
693 2.50 14-Feb-1994
694 - Ignores unknown command line arguments.
695 - Modelled more after the "real" sysVinit
696 - Lots of changes all over the place.
697 (like showing runlevel in "ps" listing, logging
698 runlevel into utmp file etc)
699 - now using "reliable" signals instead of V7 style.
700 - Updated all scripts. Examples are in two directories:
701 etc (normal) and etc-sysv (sysv style scripts).
702 - runlevel 0 = halt, 1 = single user, 6 = reboot.
703 - added support for serial console.
704 - updated Propaganda, manpages.
705 - added shutdown access control.
706
707 2.4 24-May-93
708 - Send out the official version into the world as
709 SysVinit-2.4.tar.z.
710
711 2.4g 15-May-93
712 - Changed init to really catch SIGPWR 'cause we
713 hooked up an UPS to the Linux machine. The
714 keyword for catching the TreeFingerSalute is
715 now "ctrlaltdel" instead of "power{wait,fail}".
716
717 2.4a 22-Apr-93
718 - Fixed last to reckognize BSD style wtmp logging.
719 - Changed init to write wtmp records that are
720 SysV compliant but are also reckognized by the
721 BSD last. Added a '+' option to the 'process'
722 field of inittab, for getties that want to do
723 their own utmp/wtmp housekeeping (kludge!).
724 - Now accepts a runlevel on the command line,
725 and reckognizes the 'auto' argument. (Sets the
726 environment variable AUTOBOOT to YES)
727
728 2.2.3 24-Mar-93
729 - Ripped out the 'leave' action. To difficult, and
730 unneeded.
731 - Going single user now kills _all_ processes.
732 - Added '-t secs' option to all commands.
733 - This version is stable enough to post.
734
735 2.2 02-Mar-93
736 - Made wait()'s asynchronous
737 - Changed whole thing to one big state machine
738 - Now using 'pseudo levels' # & * for SYSINIT & BOOT
739 - Added a new type of 'action', called leave. This
740 process will be executed when the system goes from a
741 runlevel specified in it's runlevel field to a
742 level that's not. Nice to bring down NFS and the like.
743
744 2.1 28-Jan-93
745 - Fixed a bug with 'boot' and 'once'.
746 - Check 'initdefault' for validity.
747 - Reckognizes "single" as command line argument.
748 - Retries execvp with 'sh -c exec ..' if command
749 is a shell script. (shouldn't execvp do this?)
750 - Added patches to use syslog if defined.
751
752 2.0 08-Dec-92
753 - Rewrote the code totally, so started with a new
754 version number.
755 - Dropped Minix support, this code now is Linux - specific.
756 - With TEST switch on, this init & telinit can
757 run standalone for test purposes.
758
759 1.3, 05-Jul-92
760 - Got a 386, so installed Linux. Added 'soft' reboot
761 to be default under linux. Fixed some typos.
762
763 1.2, 16-Jun-92
764 - Bugreport from Michael Haardt ; removed deadlock
765 and added 'waitpid' instead of 'wait' for SYSV.
766
767 1.1, 30-Apr-92
768 - Read manual wrong: there is no 'action' field called
769 process, but all entries are of type process. Every
770 'process' get exec'ed by /bin/sh -c 'exec command'.
771 - Rapidly respawning processes are caught in the act.
772 - _SYSV support is really Linux support,
773 done by poe@daimi.aau.dk on 25-Mar-92.
774
775 1.0, 01-Feb-92
776 - Initial version, very primitive for the Minix
777 operating system. Required some mods. to the
778 kernel.
779