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Re: Under Linux tset should not make use of getttynam nor /etc/ttys

From: Dr. Werner Fink
Subject: Re: Under Linux tset should not make use of getttynam nor /etc/ttys
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 10:52:22 +0200

On 2021/10/22 04:09:06 -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 09:24:06AM +0200, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > just to mention as even if the glibc has the function getttynam[1] but
> > the file /etc/ttys[2] was never used with Linux (not with SysV sysvinit
> > with its /etc/inittab[3] nor with systemd) the
> > 
> thanks - that's been there a while, and the "#else" appears to
> be no improvement (I'll investigate to see how to accommodate Linux).

A longer time ago I had done some changes for agetty at
to get this work for agetty in Linux for various architectures.
Unfortunately it depends on the architectures as well as on the
type of the virtual systems.


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