Re: VT_ACTIVATE ioctl (virtual terminals)
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 03:59:10PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> So the console *client* needs also to be a server and register in the
> filesystem. Then it needs to listen to such requests. This is particularly
> important for the vc switch with the X server. In that case a special
> synchronisation must happen because both programs access the same resources.
> This si the general answer. For the specific question you asked nothing can
> be said, because none of the options make sense without knowing the context
> in which they would be applied.
It seems i should have been more explicit.. :>
I've been building X for the last few days (couldn't resist), and VT_ACTIVATE
is required by the X server. particularly, this is the offending code in
However, this recent change made by Branden might be significative:
929. Add a "DontVTSwitch" option to allow VT switching to be disabled
(on platforms where the X server initiates VT switches) (#5640,
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