Bug 3060 - finger's "tty" location is somewhat lame.
finger's "tty" location is somewhat lame.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1987
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: finger (Show other bugs)
6.0
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-05-26 00:20 EDT by ysyi
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-28 11:33:42 EDT
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Description ysyi 1999-05-26 00:20:14 EDT
`finger` prints "/<num>" as the user's tty (if on a pty,
that is), instead of "pts/<num>" (on 2.2 kernels with
"Unix98 PTY" support, which 6.0 ships with). Not much of a
bug, but somewhat lame.

A patch for this can be found at:
http://async.org/~ysyi/rh6finger.pts.diff

if you're so inclined to fix it...
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-02 08:10:59 EDT
Could you reply to this message with patch attached? I can't seem
to access the URL.

Thanks.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-07-28 11:33:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1987 ***

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