bhyve: allow specifiying tty by fd
grehan at freebsd.org
Thu Mar 6 18:33:40 UTC 2014
> Currently bhyve(8) allows to specify either stdio or device path as a
> TTY device. However, it could be useful to specify a TTY device by file
> descriptor, e.g. when bhyve is being executed in an automated way by
> other application, so a result of openpty(3) could be passed to it.
> Attached a poc patch for that. It allows to specify fd this way:
> bhyve <snip> -s 31,lpc -l com1,fd=19 vm0
Yes, useful idea, and will become more relevant in the capsicum world
of passing fd's to a sandboxed bhyve.
Thanks: I'll get this submitted.
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