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SubjectRe: [RFC] fix devpts mount behavior
Serge Hallyn <> writes:

> Quoting Kay Sievers (
>> We might also thing about changing /sys/class/tty/ptmx/, and have the
>> kernel create the symlink? The loops through userspace to setup
>> default kernel stuff are kind of crazy ...
>> Kay
> Hi Kay,
> sorry, there is something I'm missing here. Without a target kobj
> to link to, how would we go about telling the kernel that /dev/ptmx
> should be a symlink to /dev/pts/ptmx? Is there a way to do that?

There is precedent in the /dev/fd symlinks, so I expect you want
to look and see where the configuration for that comes from.


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