Subject: Re: /dev/ptmx
To: matthew green <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/24/2004 08:59:50
On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 11:59:30AM +1000, matthew green wrote:
>    1. Add /dev/ptm like OpenBSD has.
>    2. Optionally add /dev/ptmx for Posix compatibility that works like above.
> i think it's important to support "unix98 ptys"(?), which is 2., right?


IIRC, Linux uses a pts filesystem to do the name <-> pty mapping.

Unix98 ptys are in src/doc/TODO, and it would be nice to get this done
properly, and kill some setuids.