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Re: ptyfs and chroot environments

In article <>,
Thor Lancelot Simon  <> wrote:
>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?

It does.


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