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9.638 posix_openpt

POSIX specification:

Gnulib module: posix_openpt

Portability problems fixed by Gnulib:

Portability problems not fixed by Gnulib:

Note that when using this function to open the master side of a pseudo-terminal, you still need platform dependent code to open the corresponding slave side. The Gnulib module openpty provides an easy-to-use API that does both at once.