/dev/tty does not work from shell

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Mon Feb 9 20:53:00 GMT 2015

On 02/09/2015 01:38 PM, Thomas Wolff wrote:

>> bash prints that message when it has the noclobber-option set. Maybe
>> you check it?
> Yes, indeed, the effect shows up after set -o noclobber;
> however, this shouldn’t apply to device files (and doesn’t on other
> systems) -
> man bash: “redirection will fail if the file ... is a regular file.”

Huh. I can reproduce it, even with the new experimental bash 4.3.  I'll
see if I can find the bug in the sources.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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