Subject: Re: Amiga UNIX
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Olaf Seibert <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/1996 14:06:42
Kolbjxrn Barmen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Why isn't virtual consoles implemented ?
NetBSD/i386 does have virtual consoles (pcvt).
> How difficult would it be to implement it ?
For some reason, it's in the machine-dependant part of the source
tree. It does, partially at least, depend on pc style hardware,
but a part of it is ANSI style escape sequence processing.
> Why do some people seem to prefer "screen" instead of virtual consoles ?
It works on all ports, and also on all your external terminals
(which are not consoles).
___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert D787B44DFC896063 4CBB95A5BD1DAA96
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