getpt - open a new pseudoterminal master
#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */ #include <stdlib.h> int getpt(void);
getpt() opens a new pseudoterminal device and returns a file descriptor that refers to that device. It is equivalent to opening the pseudoterminal multiplexor device
on Linux systems, though the pseudoterminal multiplexor device is located elsewhere on some systems that use the GNU C library.
getpt() returns an open file descriptor upon
successful completion. Otherwise, it returns -1 and sets
to indicate the error.
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