svn commit: r233271 - in head/sys: amd64/conf arm/conf i386/conf
ia64/conf mips/conf pc98/conf powerpc/conf sparc64/conf
dim at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 24 10:32:49 UTC 2012
On 2012-03-21 09:38, Ed Schouten wrote:
> Author: ed
> Date: Wed Mar 21 08:38:42 2012
> New Revision: 233271
> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/233271
> Remove pty(4) from our kernel configurations.
> As of FreeBSD 8, this driver should not be used. Applications that use
> posix_openpt(2) and openpty(3) use the pts(4) that is built into the
> kernel unconditionally. If it turns out high profile depend on the
> pty(4) module anyway, I'd rather get those fixed. So please report any
> issues to me.
> The pty(4) module is still available as a kernel module of course, so a
> simple `kldload pty' can be used to run old-style pseudo-terminals.
Please put at least a note in UPDATING... :) I just ran into an old
program (compiled for FreeBSD 6 I think), that suddenly started failing
with 'Cannot allocate master pty'.
Maybe the compat ports could be updated to also enable loading of the
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