Libptytty is a small library that offers pseudo-TTY management in an OS-independent way. It was created out of frustration over the many differences of PTY/TTY handling in different operating systems for use inside "rxvt-unicode". It also offers session database support (utmp and optional wtmp/lastlog updates for login shells) and supports forking after startup and dropping privileges in the calling process. It offers C++ and C-only APIs.
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Ted Teah||4 October 2006|
Leaders and contributors
|Marc A. Lehmann||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://cvs.schmorp.de/libptytty/|
|Developer,Help,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.schmorp.de/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/rxvt-unicode|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 October 2006.
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