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SubjectRe: xterm: no available ptys
Igmar Palsenberg wrote:
>
> > > I'm missing ptmx. You NEED a writable /dev/pts dir.
> > >
> >
> > Actually, what you need is the devpts filesystem mounted onto
> > /dev/pts.
>
> Agree. I had a shitload of probs when 2.2.0 came out and I switched.. Was
> due that /dev was readonly here. Bit strange if I think of it.
>

If you don't have devpts mounted, glibc tries to use a setuid program to
hack around /dev for you. I'd rather wish it didn't, actually.

-hpa

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