Subject: Re: bin/5904: telnetd does not skip ttyv*
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/04/1998 19:02:56
> telnetd tries to open /dev/ptyv0, if it does not exist
> (on i386 with pcvt), it skips other possible ptys
> Change src/libexec/telnetd/sys_term.c to use openpty()
> or exclude "v" from pty names.
or: dedicate /dev/ttyc? to console ttys, thus releasing 'v' for pty use.
since we are switching to "wscons" anyway, I think this makes sense, because
'ttyw?' is just the next letter after 'v' ...
toddpw @ best.com