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bug #52248: Screen doesn't release pty TIOCEXCL on quit

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Submitted on:  Wed 18 Oct 2017 11:19:11 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
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Wed 18 Oct 2017 11:19:11 PM UTC, original submission:

In pty.c, ioctl TIOCEXCL takes exclusive control of the pty. Screen should call ioctl TIOCNXCL to release that control on close. This manifests as ptys getting mysteriously broken after using them with screen.



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