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Bug#588324: busybox: Please include cttyhack and setsid to enable ^C in initramfs shell

07.07.2010 15:23, Taisuke Yamada wrote:
> Package: busybox
> Version: 1:1.15.3-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Because current debian build of busybox (and busybox-static) does not
> include 'cttyhack' and 'setsid', it is impossible to use ^C and other
> job control feature in initramfs shell.
> - http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/busybox/2008-January/029936.html
> As you can see in above URL, enabling CONFIG_SETSID and CONFIG_CTTYHACK
> would be a big plus, as then you can interrupt command in case it doesn't
> return (like "ipconfig -c dhcp" or "ping"). Being forced to reboot just
> because of one "inappropriate" command is not a very happy option.

See also http://bugs.debian.org/528234 ;)

Is it really needed?  Maybe setsid is enough?


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