pseudo - Starts a non-STREAMS pty interface for a STREAMS device
pseudo [-l] [-shell shell]
Starts a shell process as the login shell. By default, the
command starts this process as an interactive shell.
Specifies the shell to be started. By default, the command
starts the shell set by the
The pseudo command provides an appropriate interface for STREAMS tty devices that are installed on systems configured to use the non-STREAMS pty driver.
command opens a pair of master and slave
pty devices, and starts a shell process. The command's options allow you to
override the default shell specification and to specify that the process be
started as a login shell.
The pseudo command is available only when one or more of the Tru64 UNIX optional subsets with worldwide support software are installed on your system.
In order for the
command to provide a non-STREAMS
pty interface for STREAMS devices, the system must be configured to use the
non-STREAMS pty driver. If the system is configured to use the STREAMS pty
driver, the command provides a STREAMS pty interface.