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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:43:33 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Add login_tty

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:57:57PM +0200, Felix Janda wrote:
> Hi,
> could "int login_tty(int fd)" be added? It is essentially the part of
> forkpty() executed by the forked child. (apart from closing the master)
> For example, uim(-fep) uses it for a modified forkpty(). Some other
> programs might be pulling in the corresponding gnulib module.

I don't have any fundamental objection to this. It might be nice to
review the forkpty code for errors it should be checking and make
these improvements at the same time, though.


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