Subject: expect: no more ptys
To: None <>
From: Hanspeter Roth <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/27/2005 14:57:20

I have upgraded to 3.99.3 and then installed expect from pkgsrc.
A spawn in expect yields:

The system has no more ptys.  Ask your system administrator to create more.

But there are pleny ptys in /dev (from ptyp0 to ptysf).

How can I make expect spawn work?