Subject: re: Linux pseudo pty
To: matthew green <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/14/2001 22:07:20
On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, matthew green wrote:

:    The ptmx emulation code could be ripped out of compat_svr4 and put into
:    compat/common with dependencies on either linux *or* svr4....
: no, it should become part of NetBSD proper.  we *want* UNIX98 ptys.

This code is emulation only, wrapped around BSD ptys.  If we're going to
make it a standard part of NetBSD, we need a `real' TTY cloning device.

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