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authorDenys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2011-02-10 09:24:51 (GMT)
committer Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2011-02-10 09:24:51 (GMT)
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getty: extend its config help
Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
-rw-r--r--loginutils/Config.src14
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/loginutils/Config.src b/loginutils/Config.src
index 4c771bb..897d8fb 100644
--- a/loginutils/Config.src
+++ b/loginutils/Config.src
@@ -181,7 +181,19 @@ config GETTY
default y
select FEATURE_SYSLOG
help
- getty lets you log in on a tty, it is normally invoked by init.
+ getty lets you log in on a tty. It is normally invoked by init.
+
+ Note that you can save a few bytes by disabling it and
+ using login applet directly.
+ If you need to reset tty attributes before calling login,
+ this script approximates getty:
+
+ exec </dev/$1 >/dev/$1 2>&1 || exit 1
+ stty sane; stty ispeed 38400; stty ospeed 38400
+ reset
+ printf "%s login: " "`hostname`"
+ read -r login
+ exec /bin/login "$login"
config LOGIN
bool "login"