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Re: UNIX98 ptys in /etc/fstab

On Mon, Feb 21, 2000 at 05:39:18PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> The /etc/fstab generated by the install still has comments in it that say to
> uncomment them for unix98 pty support. Of course, that is not necessary,
> since /dev/pts is mounted by other means. I think those comments should be
> deleted. Anyone disagree?
> I'd delete them, but though I can find where they are defined
> (documentation/messages.ent), I cannot find how those SGML entities are
> actually used..

I agree (atleast if Joel can keep the bugs out of devpts.sh :). There are
too many intracacies involved to just have it in fstab since the user
could disable unix98 pty's on a custom kernel, and then see an error, or
mess up the /dev/pts directory, etc...devpts.sh gives better control is
odd situations.

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