Bug? Initializing rtems "rtems_pty_maximum_ptys" ? (v4.8.0)

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Mon Sep 15 15:07:43 UTC 2008

Gene Smith wrote:
> In my init() function I set CONFIGURE_MAXIMUM_PTY to 2. But I get a
> message printed saying:
> DEVICE: /dev/pty0../dev/ptyFFFFFFFF (0)pseudo-terminals registered.
> It appears that rtems_pty_maximum_ptys is never intialized so stays at
> 0. Instead, rtems_telnetd_maximum_pty is intialized to
> CONFIGURE_MAXIMUM_PTY in cpukit/sapi/include/confdefs.h but is never used.
> cpukit/ChangeLog-pre2007 indicates that rtems_telnetd_maximum_pty has
> been renamed to rtems_pty_maximum_pty. It looks like the rename was
> missed in confdefs.h.
> This is with 4.8.0.  Head cvs version of confdefs.h looks the same.
Looks like a typo.  If you change confdefs.h, does it work
as expected?

If so, file a PR and attach your diff.  I will commit it on
all active branches.
> -gene
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