Subject: Re: Linux pseudo pty
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/14/2001 16:21:05
On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Christos Zoulas wrote:

: That is what the code in svr4_net does. If you want to support ptmx, you
: can just steal the code, but it looks like the normal allocation will work
: since xterm falls back to scanning for a free pty.

The ptmx emulation code could be ripped out of compat_svr4 and put into
compat/common with dependencies on either linux *or* svr4....

(How this would be handled with LKMs, though, I'm not so sure.)

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