[PATCH xinit v2 3/3] startx: Under Linux start X on the current VT

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Fri Apr 4 14:40:49 PDT 2014

On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 14:18:14 +0100, Mark Kettenis wrote:

> What you're basically saying is that on a modern Linux systems, the
> historic behaviour where X allocates a new VT and occupies it is no
> longer wanted.  This raises several questions:
> 1. Is there consensus among the various Linux distros that this really
>    is the desired default behaviour?
I think it's going to surprise people.  I'm certainly used to being able
to switch back to the console after running startx.  Now maybe it's not
as big a deal as I fear, and we'll get used to the new behaviour, but I
don't even know what the upside is...


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