Subject: Re: telnet problem
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/30/1998 12:48:35
Ken Hornstein wrote:
> Anyway ... I don't know why this is being set.  First off, it might be
> useful to check the default state.  Try "stty -a -f /dev/ttypX", where
> "ttypX" is an unused pty, and see if extproc is set or unset.  If

Defaults off...

> it's not set by default, then I'd check your startup environment to
> see if anything is setting it.  If nothing in your startup scripts

I put a stty first thing in /etc/profile, and it's set. I also tried
changing my shell to sh, in case bash's readline was doing something
wierd even before that point, and no difference.

> Hmmm ... a brief look at telnetd seems to imply that it will set
> EXTPROC when it goes into linemode, but that should mean that it
> should know how to deal with that .....

One would think so...