pseudo - Starts a non-STREAMS pty interface for a STREAMS
pseudo [-l] [-shell shell]
Starts a shell process as the login shell. By default, the
command starts this process as an interactive shell.
Specifies the shell to be started. By default, the command
starts the shell set by the SHELL environment variable.
The pseudo command provides an appropriate interface for
STREAMS tty devices that are installed on systems configured
to use the non-STREAMS pty driver.
The pseudo command opens a pair of master and slave pty
devices, and starts a shell process. The command's options
allow you to override the default shell specification and
to specify that the process be started as a login shell.
The pseudo command is available only when one or more of
the Tru64 UNIX optional subsets with worldwide support
software are installed on your system.
In order for the pseudo command to provide a non-STREAMS
pty interface for STREAMS devices, the system must be configured
to use the non-STREAMS pty driver. If the system
is configured to use the STREAMS pty driver, the command
provides a STREAMS pty interface.
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