Re: 2.6.10-rc1-mm3

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Nov 10 2004 - 20:53:30 EST

Followup to: <20041109103354.GA14497@xxxxxxxxxxx>
By author: Andries Brouwer <Andries.Brouwer@xxxxxx>
In newsgroup:
> I would be inclined to remove the variable CONFIG_LEGACY_PTY_COUNT,
> using 256. If one really wants to use CONFIG_LEGACY_PTYS, that is
> the right number. So, in include/linux/tty.h:
> + #define NR_PTYS 256

Embedded people want to be able to set it to fewer. Not all of them
can dispose of them entirely, but may not need 256.

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