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NAME

       open_init_pty - run an program under a pseudo terminal

SYNOPSIS

       open_init_pty SCRIPT [[ARGS]...]

DESCRIPTION

       Run  a program under a pseudo terminal. This is used by run_init to run
       actually run the program after setting  up  the  proper  context.  This
       program  acquires  a  new  Pseudo  terminal, forks a child process that
       binds to the pseudo terminal, and then sits  around  and  connects  the
       physical terminal it was invoked upon with the pseudo terminal, passing
       keyboard input into to the child process, and passing the output of the
       child process to the physical terminal.

       It  sets up the pseudo terminal properly based on the physical terminal
       attributes, and then sets the user's terminal to RAW mode, taking  care
       to reset it on exit.

AUTHOR

       This manual page was written by Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>,
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system.



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