Re: [patch] generic-pidhash-2.5.36-D4, BK-curr

From: Kai Henningsen (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 14:10:00 EST (Linus Torvalds) wrote on 19.09.02 in <>:

> On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Andries Brouwer wrote:

> > [POSIX 1003.1-2001]

> > The controlling terminal is inherited by a child process during a fork()
> > function call. A process relinquishes its controlling terminal when it
> > creates a new session with the setsid() function; other processes
> > remaining in the old session that had this terminal as their controlling
> > terminal continue to have it.
> Well, that certainly clinches the fact that the controlling terminal _can_
> and does continue to be hold by processes outside the current session
> group.

On the contrary: it says that this can never happen - the new session has
no controlling terminal, and can't get the old one unless the old session
loses it first.

MfG Kai
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