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Re: Getting rid of serverboot. Finally.

From: Neal H Walfield
Subject: Re: Getting rid of serverboot. Finally.
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2001 22:07:53 +0200
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>> This patch also corrects the output: I have no clue what the padding with
>> spaces was all about, however, it seems to me to be completely
>> superfluous; the output is now consistent with other messages.
> Was there a problem with the output, or is this an aesthetic change?  

There was a problem with the output.

> The reason for the space-filling is that the messages are printed
> with CR sans LF, intended for each message to overwrite the last.

Oh, thanks, I was trying to figure out the intention of that code!  

I think that the problem what I was seeing is that the strings are
generally longer than 80 characters.  Thus, they wrap onto the next
line.  In fact, the first module that is loaded on my system wraps
onto a third line.

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