Attach daemon to a tty
Posted on 1997-04-16
I would like to attach a process with no controlling tty to a tty. i.e. the process should be able to open /dev/tty.
I looked in kernel sources (Linux) and did not find any way to do this directly, however I found a mention of slave ptys, which seem like they might do something similar.
Opening /dev/console is not an acceptable solution, as this should be possible to do in the background.
The target application is a SVGALib daemon, drawing to a specified tty on request.