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Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:31:02 +0200
From:   "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <lkml@...ux.net>
To:     Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@...s.com>
Cc:     Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, jslaby@...e.com,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty: Add NULL TTY driver

On 11.04.19 17:28, Vincent Whitchurch wrote:

<snip>

>> hmm, wo (which programs) do you need, that really need them ?> > I think it was systemd's debug-shell which complained about the ioctls.
Okay, why not fixing this broken userland ?

systemd is written by somebody who doesn't even know the semantics of
rm  -R (as specified by unix standard since many decades) and so causing
funny things like complete disk wipe:

   https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/5644


In the last 25 years, I've always been fine w/ just redirecting to
/dev/null.


--mtx

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Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
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