In message <>, "M. Warner Losh" writes

>Why we can't do as I suggested earlier and just make /dev/console a
>pseudo-pipe that is fed from #2 and #4 and that has a well documented
>'other end interface' for things like xconsole. that would simulate
>the historical usage of /dev/console well.

We probably _can_ do that, but it would be easier to teach syslogd
about accept connections from processes interested in subscribing
to events.

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