/dev/tty does not work from shell

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Tue Feb 10 17:36:00 GMT 2015


On 02/10/2015 09:51 AM, Helmut Karlowski wrote:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------
>> use any other (already-existing) file to see that the two numbers should
>> normally be the same.
> 
> Also: isn't it nonsense to interpret the inode of somthing like 
> /dev/tty?

No. inodes are just as useful for non-regular files as they are for
regular files.

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

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