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Re: console-client close to initial check in


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: console-client close to initial check in
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 18:07:16 +0200
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On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 11:26:29AM -0400, David Walter wrote:
> How will a user emulate /etc/ttys mapping of terminals to devices?
> 
> Can the user kill -1 1 when he wants to re-read /etc/ttys? 

A user can run his own gettys, login programs and term servers.  Heck, a
user can run his own init system if he wants.  You would then send the
signal not to 1 but to the PID of your process that manages ~/etc/ttys.

Thanks,
Marcus

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