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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       utx - UNIX terminal extension pseudo device

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <utx/utxdev.h>

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  utx  pseudo device provides a communication mechanism
       between any server process and the terminal driver subsystem.
   More  specifically,  this  pseudo  device  provides
       ioctl(2) and other I/O functions used  by  server  daemons
       and  kernel  functions  to  communicate  with the terminal
       driver subsystem.

       Currently, the Asian terminal  driver  is  using  the  utx
       driver  to  provide the following extended features: KanaKanji
 conversion (for Japanese  only)  Software  on-demand
       font  loading  for user-defined characters Software phrase
       input method

       Refer to atty(7) for more information about  special  features
 provided by the Asian terminal driver.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       Commands: utxd(8)

       Functions: ioctl(2)

       Files: utxd.conf(4), atty(7)

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