Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/etc/etc.macppc
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rui Paulo <email@example.com>
Date: 10/07/2005 14:26:52
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On 2005.10.07 09:20:29 -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| On Oct 7, 2:07pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Rui Paulo) wrote:
| -- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/etc/etc.macppc
| | Well, we can't use tty00 because having symlinks listed in /etc/ttys
| | breaks PAM (see port-macppc).
| | I'm not sure but, is ttyZC0 equal to ttyZ0 ? I thought not.
| | Also, I thought that the pty namespace included only lowercase chars,
| | like tty[a-z][0-f].
| I don't get it. Why make tty00 a symlink and not the actual device?
Under macppc /dev/ttyZ* are handled by zstty (the "serial" ports).
I have no idea why the name was chosen instead of just /dev/tty0*.
I suppose, later, someone just created a symlink.
-- Rui Paulo
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