Bug 3060 - finger's "tty" location is somewhat lame.
Summary: finger's "tty" location is somewhat lame.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1987
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: finger
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-05-26 04:20 UTC by ysyi
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-28 15:33:42 UTC

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Description ysyi 1999-05-26 04:20:14 UTC
`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:

if you're so inclined to fix it...

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-02 12:10:59 UTC
Could you reply to this message with patch attached? I can't seem
to access the URL.


Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-07-28 15:33:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1987 ***

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