Subject: Re: rc.d (Was Re: run levels (was Re: The new rc.d stuff...))
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/25/2000 22:41:34
In message <>, Greg A. Woods writes:
>Getty is just a daemon that happens to monitor a port and facilitate the
>initial parameter configurations and interactions in setting up a

Long ago, I used to use an SVR4 system, where all the gettys on the system
were condensed into a single instance of "ttymon", which knew how to multiplex
serial port potential-logins.

I think this is one of the rare cases where the SVR4 solution was cleaner
than the BSD solution.