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Re: pkg/48313: x11vnc - unable to log back in with -forever -unixpw
The following reply was made to PR pkg/48313; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/48313: x11vnc - unable to log back in with -forever -unixpw
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:57:08 +0200
On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00:02AM +0000, OBATA Akio wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/48313; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/48313: x11vnc - unable to log back in with -forever -unixpw
> Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:54:29 +0900
> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:20:00 +0900, <nathanialsloss%yahoo.com.au@localhost>
> > After looking through the source I found there is a define IS_BSD in
> unixpw.c and if set it will only attempt to open /dev/pty* which is no good
> if your running ptyfs. If IS_BSD is undefined then it will use /dev/pts/*
> and one can still set an environment variable "BSD_PTY" and it will use
> It is better to work with default configuration (without ptyfs) without
> additional environment setting.
> So, should openpty(3) be used?
NetBSD has been using ptyfs by default for a while now.
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