Jaunty config changes: Reduce CONFIG_LEGACY_PTY_COUNT to 0

Pete Graner pgraner at canonical.com
Tue Dec 23 14:30:35 UTC 2008

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 08:23:00AM -0700, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> From 4e79291096b0d6adc9726607c8f6b7df736a877e Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
>> Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 07:51:12 -0700
>> Requested by Scott Remnant, "Absolutely nothing we know of uses these legacy
>> ptys (xterm statically linked with libc4?!) - though if someone really wants
>> them, leaving the top option as y lets them create them with a boot-time option."
>> This will save a bunch of mknod()s, since each legacy pty has two device nodes.
> ACK.  How do we handle the Release note side of this?  Perhaps there
> should be a LP bug for it or something?

Exactly. Open a LP bug, nominate it for Jaunty and set the release note 
task. Also put the sample text describing the problem.


>> Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
> -apw

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