Subject: Re: /dev/ptmx
To: Sean Davis , Alistair Crooks <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/24/2004 18:34:27
On May 24,  6:19pm, (Sean Davis) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: /dev/ptmx

| Would we, then, also get /dev/pts/<number> for name <-> pty mapping?
| That's one of the few things I like better about Linux than BSD...
| There are only so many /dev/ttyXY's you can use, and it looks quite
| obnoxious in 'w' or 'who' compared to Linux, where you just see
| 'pts/whatever'. Of course, I don't claim to know what the official
| stance on any of this is, so I'm just tossing out an opinion.

I'd love that but it will break too much software...