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Re: ptyfs and chroot environments

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 09:58:15PM -0400, Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> (I am not subscribed to this list, so please cc me in replies.)
> ptyfs interacts badly with chroot environments.  Since there can be
> only one ptyfs mount at any given time, a chroot environment cannot
> use ptm(4) to allocate ptys, because it will return /dev/pts/N to the
> userland, which does not (and cannot) exist in the chroot environment.

I thought /dev/ptmx worked without ptyfs mounted?


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