Subject: Re: Formal getty replacement yet?
To: Rob Healey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/1994 11:54:34
[ On Mon, December 19, 1994 at 15:59:45 (-0600), Rob Healey wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Formal getty replacement yet?
> As a religeous note: I see having to use 2 seperate devices as
> an icky kludge. It isn't necessary if the serial port driver
> is written correctly. I used dialin/dialout with one serial device on
> Amiga UNIX SVR4 for 4 years, with ttymon no less, and it all just
> worked. I see no reason why the general serial port code couldn't
> do what other OS's have been doing for years.
It sure is an icky kludge from the unix-philosphy perspective!
However, doesn't ttymon's management of the port work in a similar way
to uugetty/uucico or flexfax? I.e. use lock files?
Greg A. Woods
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