Subject: Re: Multiple boot-up configurations
To: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/02/1999 20:28:47
On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 11:21:43PM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
> the 's signify the `default' selection. Unfortunately, there isn't a
> little clock ticking down from 30 to 0 and nor does it stop when you press
> a key. A dedicated C program could do that but I don't know if that's
> worth it or making the timeout is better...
You can definitely program this in sh. The sh-miniroot installs do a fake
progress twiddling, for example, while running things like newfs and
> Anyway, is it worthy of committing or should it just stay a curiosity ?
I'd say: yes, would be nice to have sometimes. Especially, if it is
well-documented and doesn't need to be noticed unless somebody wants to use it.