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Re: [Xen-devel] rationale behind pygrub with TERM=vt100

On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 20:59 -0400, Aron Griffis wrote:
> I sent this to Tim, but he's away until May 31.  Anybody else able to
> shed light on this?
>     changeset:   13773:1c7efb60176c
>     parent:      13767:6e81102d29be
>     user:        Tim Deegan
>     date:        Thu Feb 01 15:03:37 2007 +0000
>     files:       tools/pygrub/src/pygrub 
> tools/python/xen/xend/XendBootloader.py
>     description: [PYGRUB] Invoke pygrub with TERM=vt100
> What's the rationale behind this?

I think it's because of cset 13540:5f998c3170f7 (Plumb bootloader I/O
through xenconsole) which meant that there was no sane $TERM to be
passed into pygrub anymore since you can't know the $TERM of the
eventual xenconsole client. vt100 is a good low common denominator.


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