In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Doug Barton writes:

>> >The '.'s are simple and not too cluttery.  Fixing the console to line buffer
>> >what it sends to log(9) is a better fix, IMO.
>> I specifically decided not to do this because I want to be able to
>> see stuff like:
>>         echo -n "Press return to avoid disaster: " > /dev/console
>>         read < /dev/console
>> Of course one could add timeouts and what's not, but then imagine
>> the case of two programs writing on /dev/console at the same time...
>       *nod* I wasn't sure that the buffering was the best suggestion, which
>is why I preferred making the messages from /etc/rc* more meaningful. :)

Just for the record: There is no support for green "OK" messages in
my patch :-)

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