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Re: ttyname(3) behaviour when /var/run/dev.db is out of date

In article <>,
Alan Barrett  <> wrote:
>If you rename a tty device after running dev_mkdb(8) to create
>/var/run/dev.db, then ttyname(3) will return the old (no longer valid)
>name.  The appended patch makes it verify the result using stat(2), and
>fall back to the old method of walking the /dev directory if the result
>appears to be incorrect.  Is this OK?

Sure, this change is good, but you should mention that for ptyfs ttys
this is not used....


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