Subject: Re: Cosmetic changes to rc.d scripts
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/13/2004 00:20:14
On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 05:03:47PM -0400, John Hawkinson wrote:
>Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE> wrote on Tue, 12 Oct 2004
>at 22:18:06 +0200 in <l03102801bd91e9de2cb6@>:
>> I've always liked the terseness of the NetBSD bootlog over what I see on
>> Linuxes. With fast machines and a 24x80 text console, there is only so much
>> time to read. And I probably won't enjoy picking the only important (for
>> me) information 'inetd' from what comment string NetBSD likes to print this
>> month.
>Perhaps the parenthesized short name could be right-justified to the
>80th column?

ooh!  ooh!  can we also make it use TIOCGWINSZ so that it ends up
right-justified to the right edge of the screen, which is not
necessarily at 80 columns?

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