[CentOS-devel] /dev/pts/??

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Tue Dec 30 21:24:12 UTC 2008


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Michel Donais wrote:
> In Centos or RHEL terminal devices are created as /dev/pts/1 .../2 
> .../3 etc.
> On Some others Unix they are defines as dev/tty01 ..../tty02  .../tty03
> How do I can get theses terminals identites in Centos when I open a
> Terminal of any kind?

Try to read this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudo_terminal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tty_(Unix)

You could try to write a wrapper that can create the dummy link to
please that patent infested historic application. (SCOrne intended.)

But I guess the application is quite old as pseudo terminals are around
for a long time.

Hugo.

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