Re: >256 ptys (previous subject line was garbage)
david parsons (firstname.lastname@example.org)
9 Jun 1998 19:00:05 -0700
In article <linux.kernel.199806091727.NAA06315@rsts-11.mit.edu>,
> Well, I've seen one comment already questioning whether major/minor
> device locks are the better way of doing it, instead of flock(2).
>flock(2) simply doesn't work because you may need to keep a tty locked
>beyond the lifetime of the process which originally locked the tty.
Which applications do this? Is this how pppd does file locking?
david parsons \bi/ seems like that's a fairly feature-ridden approach.
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