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