Re: [uml-devel] [PATCH] uml: fail xterm_open when we have no $DISPLAY

From: Blaisorblade
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 12:23:58 EST

On Monday 15 November 2004 04:25, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> If UML wants to open an xterm channel and the xterm does not run
> properly (eg. terminates soon after starting) we will get a hang.
> This avoids the most common cause for this and adds a comment (which
> long term will go away with a rewrite of that code I guess?)

Thanks for drawing attention on this! I hadn't had the time to dig this out...
for now reasonably correct, but no time to review it properly now. The review
would probably try to find a more direct fix to this...
Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade
Linux registered user n. 292729
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