lpty - PTY control for Lua

What is it?

lpty is a module that allows a program written in lua to open the master side of a PTY and start a program with the slave side of the PTY as its controlling terminal. The PTY may then be read from and written to, thus controlling the remote program.

What's new in version 1.1

What's new in version 1.0.1

What's new in Version 1.0

What's new in Version 0.9

Documentation

README
lpty README file

You may also want to read up on how PTYs work by consulting the pty(7) manpage. A more extensive treatment of the matter can be found here

Download

You can get lpty-1.1 by clicking on this link, or by installing it from the luarocks repository. If you fetch it from here, the included README gives hints on how to build it.

License

The lpty module and all accompanying documentation and additional source code is released under the MIT/X11 license.

Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Gunnar Zötl <gz@tset.de>

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Contact

If you have anything to say about this, comments, bug reports, whatever, feel free to email them to gz@tset.de