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Re: console-client close to initial check in


From: David Walter
Subject: Re: console-client close to initial check in
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 11:26:29 -0400
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address@hidden (Niels Möller) writes:

> Marcus Brinkmann <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> It's not possible, at least not in the current implementation.  Maybe it is
>> possible to add this feature, but then the owner id would have to be passed
>> down to the console server from term or whatever the process is that knows
>> about the user id of the process running on that tty.  
>
> I was thinking of "owner" as the uid that owns the tty, but perhaps
> that's also too hairy. Who's responsible for setting up the tty
> ownership for a session? login, I guess (or telnetd/sshd/lshd, for
> network logins).

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? 

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