On Fri, Oct 16, 1998 at 12:40:53PM -0700, Ben Gertzfield wrote: > >>>>> "Branden" == Branden Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > Branden> Topi Miettinen has done some research on this. When we > Branden> get SysV-style pty support in glibc, xterm can lose its > Branden> root privileges altogether. I hear th= is will be in > Branden> glibc 2.1? > > SysV-style pty support is a kernel option in linux kernel 2.1.xx > (where xx is pretty recent :) so I know the kernel supports it. > > I don't know how glibc deals with them. Newer 2.1.x kernels and glibc 2.1 support them.
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