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Re: [Nix-dev] [PATCH] Make sure /dev/pts/ptmx is world-writable

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [Nix-dev] [PATCH] Make sure /dev/pts/ptmx is world-writable
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:28:07 +0200
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Lluís Batlle i Rossell <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 11:41:11PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Hello,
>> While running Python 3’s test suite, we noticed that on some systems
>> /dev/pts/ptmx is created with permissions 0 (that’s the case with my
>> Nixpkgs-originating 3.0.43 kernel, but someone with a Debian-originating
>> 3.10-3 reported not having this problem.)

Actually the doc confirms that:

>> There’s still the problem that people without
>> CONFIG_DEVPTS_MULTIPLE_INSTANCES=y are screwed (as noted in,
>> but I don’t see how we could work around it.
>> Thoughts?
>> Ludo’.
> Usually it's handled with the devpts special mountable device. The
> "ptmxmode" variable handles that. Don't you want to mount that in the
> chroot?

We do want to mount /dev/pts, yes.  What’s the ‘ptmxmode variable’?


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