[libvirt] [PATCH] lxc: new tty for container

Dave Leskovec dlesko at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Jun 9 23:33:22 UTC 2008

Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 10:29:04AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 11:59:34PM -0700, Dave Leskovec wrote:
>>> The lxc driver xml parser treats the console element as input when it should be
>>> output only.  This obviously causes problems when anything other than /dev/ptmx
>>> is specified or when a container is shutdown and then restarted without
>>> redefining it (so that the console field is reset).  This patch treats the
>>> console element as output only and always creates a new device when starting a
>>> container.  Also fixed up a string overflow when storing the device name.
>> Yes, this is good. When using PTY's this is definitely output-only. No one
>> should be using the ancient manually allocated pre-Unix98 TTYs. I'd not come
>> across posix_openpt() before though - I'm used to openpty(). Since this is
>> a Linux specific driver though, there's no portability issues to worry about
>> so I'm happy with either.
>   Fine by me too, +1
> Daniel

Thanks Daniel and Daniel.  I've committed this.

Best Regards,
Dave Leskovec
IBM Linux Technology Center
Open Virtualization

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