Subject: Re: ptyfs fully working now...
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/11/2004 17:35:32
On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 04:51:29PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Sure, that will work the same as before. The problem with such
> scripts is that what happens when someone is using ptyqf? I'd rather
> have a program that opens a pty dynamically and then makes a symbolic
> link from it to a known name. When the program exits, it can remove
> the symbolic link.  It is trivial to change the code to take the
> symbolic link destination name instead of the actual pty, and then
> use openpty() to allocate a pty dynamically.

So, all ptys will always have names in the filesystem?

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
   But as he knew no bad language, he had called him all the names of common
 objects that he could think of, and had screamed: "You lamp!  You towel!  You
 plate!" and so on.              --Sigmund Freud