openssh PTY allocation

Morty Abzug morty at
Wed Aug 10 10:50:50 EST 2011

On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 04:17:05PM +1000, Damien Miller wrote:

> Even if I do commit something like this diff (which is not
> guaranteed), it certainly won't truncate the ttymodes at 128 bytes -
> fixed versions of ScreenOS already exist for this problem and
> chopping so much off is likely to leave a messed up TTY anyway.

In my testing, setting the threshold to 128 didn't cause any TTY
problems in practice.  A lot of the older versions are in the field.
Is there any chance that you could set the number to 128?

> > As you can see, "--" is still there.

> oops, I missed a case:


- Morty

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