[git commit master 1/1] getty: extend its config help

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 10 09:24:51 UTC 2011


commit: http://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=b44e9760e101b0eddf49de2ecd5f8fcbf2f289a4
branch: http://git.busybox.net/busybox/commit/?id=refs/heads/master

Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com>
---
 loginutils/Config.src |   14 +++++++++++++-
 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"
-- 
1.7.3.4



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