Craig J Copi cjc5 at
Wed Aug 7 04:27:46 EST 2002

Nicolas.Williams at writes:
>I meant, what is the difference in behaviour in technical terms.
>E.g., "the BSD pty master gets EOF as soon as all processes in the pty's
>controlling process group exit, whereas on Linux the pty master EOFs
>only when there are no open file descriptors for the pty."
>And what server-side, user-level heuristic could "correct" for this

I believe that is the question nobody has answered.  There have
been calls for someone to look into the guts (presumably kernel) and
figure out what is going on.


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