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non-critical impact:

isatty - different behavior (NcWn65)

IO Impacts

Problem description

The isatty function has different behavior on Tru64 UNIX and HP-UX.

The isatty function determines if the device is a terminal. On Tru64 UNIX, the isatty function considers master ptys to be tty devices for streams; on HP-UX, master ptys are not considered to be tty devices for streams.


C/C++ Functionsisatty          

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Solution description

Review the applicable manpages and your code to determine if unexpected behavior will result. The HP-UX specific behaviors may or may not affect your application.

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Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
IO C, C++ any HP-UX 11i version non-critical warning
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