kern/99758: chown/chmod pty slave side in kernel

Atsuo Ohki ohki at
Fri Jul 7 11:40:28 UTC 2006

The following reply was made to PR kern/99758; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Atsuo Ohki <ohki at>
To: Robert Watson <rwatson at>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at, freebsd-bugs at
Subject: Re: kern/99758: chown/chmod pty slave side in kernel
Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 20:39:29 +0900

 I writes:
 > Robert Watson writes:
 >> ...
 >> The tty_pts implementation in 7-CURRENT does the same, except more so, by 
 >> forcing revocation of the pty on last close.  Unfortunately, this triggers 
 >> bugs in devfs.  Your help in getting the 7.x pts implementation up and
 >> running would be much appreciated.  Take a look at src/sys/kern/tty_pts.c.
 >  Thank you for interested in my patch.
 >  I don't have a machine to run 7-current now,
  Now I have a machine running 7-current (cvs tag HEAD).
  Could you give me a pointer to how to trigger bugs in devfs
  releated with pts implementation?

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