isatty() fails under inetd's telnet?

Steve Morris
Tue Sep 29 21:47:00 GMT 1998

I just installed Sergey's inet package and am now trying to run ntemacs in my
telnet window. ntemacs reports "emacs: standard input is not a tty." Geoff
Voelker suggests that this is a failure of isatty(). Should telnet be doing
something it is not to make the socket look like a tty to non cygwin

Has anyone else tried this? I would like to use the same emacs from windows
and telnet. Has anyone done both with any version of emacs?

Actually, if I let myself get greedy I would like to run emacs 3 ways.

1) From Windows NT.

2) In text mode from a remote telnet client.

3) Under a remote X11 server.

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