Probems opening /dev/tty when running from gmenu2x

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Thu Dec 16 10:26:00 EST 2010

BTW. the ash icon file is :

On 12/16/2010 06:40 PM, David Kuehling wrote:
>>>>>> "Xiangfu" == Xiangfu Liu <xiangfu at> writes:
>> Hi I fight with this issue two days. but I just don't find a good
>> solution.
>> any help will be great.
> Ok, need to look at the gmenu2x sources to understand how program
> launching works.  I think it might do some redirection of stdin/stdout
> for the programs it launches, using a /pipe/.  That would be wrong,
> gmenu2x needs to allocate a /pseudo-tty/ if it wants to pipe the tty
> output.  The easiest solution would be to directly connect stdin/stdout
> of the launched program to the foreground tty.
> We might be able to workaround the issue for now by starting ash like:
>  chvt 1; ash <> /dev/tty1
> David

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