cvs commit: src/etc/etc.amd64 ttys src/etc/etc.arm ttys src/etc/etc.i386 ttys src/etc/etc.ia64 ttys src/etc/etc.mips ttys src/etc/etc.powerpc ttys src/etc/etc.sparc64 ttys

Robert Watson rwatson at
Sat Aug 23 19:25:50 UTC 2008

On Sat, 23 Aug 2008, Ed Schouten wrote:

>  Remove old BSD-style entries from /etc/ttys and increase pts(4) to 512.
>  Because we now use pts(4)-style PTY's exclusively, there is no use for
>  these entries in /etc/ttys. Right now the pts(4) entries only go from 0
>  to 255. Because we're going to touch these files anyway, increase the
>  number to 511.

Won't older pty-using binaries from 4.x/5.x/6.x/7.x running with compat parts 
or old library versions still use old-style ptys, and hence need them in 

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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