[Debconf-devel] Teletype bug?

Joey Hess joeyh at debian.org
Thu Nov 22 23:11:47 UTC 2007

Colin Watson wrote:
> ... and I think it's because the Teletype frontend leaves need_tty set
> to true but doesn't bail out if there's no controlling tty. Is that
> correct?

That sounds right.

> Is this patch (copied and pasted from Readline) the right fix?

No, the teletype frontend only needs to read from stdin and write to
stdout. You don't need a controlling tty to do that (consider
ssh host command w/o -t).

see shy jo
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