Subject: Re: what's still using pccons ?
To: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 05/10/2001 11:51:12
On Thu, 10 May 2001, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> After cleaning up various mistakes, here's the situation where we're
> at now:
> port major device
> ---- ----- ------
> arc 14 ttyC0
> arm32 4 ttyv0
> bebox 12 ttyv0
> i386 12 ttyv0
> prep 12 ttyv0
You should be aware that on acorn32 systems, ttyv? isn't pccons, but
> b) Deprecate pccons. Is there any real reason we
> maintain this in parallel to wscons?
On acorn32, vidcconsole does virtual consoles and wscons doesn't.
> a) Modify openpty(3) to skip ttyv. This is the easiest
> solution for now, but we lose 16 ptys. I'm going to
> commit this for now; we can always revert once one
> of the above occurs.
How about having openpty check the major number of ttyv? (and other names
it uses) and ignore ones that are different from ttyp0?
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Portmaster, NetBSD/arm26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/arm26/>