Subject: Re: Making number of ptys more dynamic ?
To: Jarommr Dolehek <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/2000 10:03:54
On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Jarommr Dolehek wrote:
> I'm wandering whether it's worth the efford to make the
> in-kernel number of pty's more dynamic. This would mean
> that the pty table woud be elrarged as necessary. The
> space allocated for ptys would never be freed, so this
> would work similar way as e.g. vnode cache. The maximum
> number of ptys would be controlled via sysctl.
Sounds fine. You even mentioned the one concern I had - making sure there
is a max. :-)