Bug#827718: init: open /dev/console on GNU/kFreeBSD
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 01:12:50PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > FreeBSD kernel doesn't tell PID 1 the pathname of /dev/console
> > through CONSOLE environment variable like Linux does.
> The Linux kernel doesn't do that either (unless you put
> CONSOLE=something on the kernel command line).
> It does attach /dev/console to the standard I/O streams of pid 1; is
> the problem here that FreeBSD does not?
Thanks for the correction.
Yes, FreeBSD does neither pass CONSOLE=something nor attach /dev/console in fds 0,1,2. So the patch is still needed but for a different reason.
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