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ttysrch

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NAME

ttysrch - Lists absolute path names for tty name searches  

SYNOPSIS

/etc/ttysrch  

DESCRIPTION

The ttysrch file contains a list of absolute path names. This list is used by the ttyname(3) system call to resolve tty names that are not contained in the /dev directory.

Each entry in the ttysrch file has the following format: /dev/xxx/N

where: A directory name. Due to display constraints of certain commands (for example, rusers) a three-character name is recommended. A number, which is the name of the tty special file. The ttyname(3) system call assumes the number matches the minor number of the dev_t associated with the tty special file.

Comments lines are delineated by a # in column 1.  

RELATED INFORMATION

System calls: ttyname(3) delim off


 

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