Re: vc scrollback

Joe Fouche (
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 11:55:46 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 8 Oct 1995, Axel Boldt wrote:

> I believe the whole vc system is fundamentally flawed. It is not the
> kernel's business to do console scrolling or console switching. That's
> to be done by a user process, namely by screen, available from all GNU
> sites. It multiplexes a character terminal, giving you all the

ABSOLUTELY. Great idea. The more mature Linux gets, the more we (he? :)
should filter out things that were really put in there to make
development nicer, etc. It saves memory, etc.