[PATCH v2 0/5] minitty: a minimal TTY layer alternative for embedded systems

Andi Kleen andi at firstfloor.org
Sun Apr 2 13:47:42 PDT 2017

Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre at linaro.org> writes:
> Of course, making it "mini" means there are limitations to what it does:
> - This supports serial ports only. No VT's, no PTY's.

No PTYs seems like a big limitation. This means no sshd?

> But again, most small embedded systems simply don't need those things.

They don't need a (debug) way to login over the network? Hard to

Most of the other stuff we could indeed do without even on larger


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