Subject: Re: tty allocation
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Piotr Stolc <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/26/2002 10:04:30
On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 11:37:18PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > I am looking for a mechanism that allows an unpriviledged process to
> > allocate the terminal. Linux has support for /dev/ptmx (PTY98) which can do
> > what I am looking for. Does NetBSD have similar or alternative mechanism?
> > Or maybe there are plans for it?
> I'm not sure if it's what you want, but maybe openpty(3) can help?

No, it won't change the owner of terminal.
Well, I will plan and write a simple hack for this in a module. I think this
will be enough for my current needs.


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