Terminal and gnome-pty-helper

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Feb 23 19:49:34 CET 2006

Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> I'm running several instances of Terminal at one time, and opens/closes
> lots of other one every day. Now, running on my system, are plenty of
> gnome-pty-helper processes, which should belong to Terminal (I guess)
> and are not closed when Terminal is closed.
> I don't know what happens here, but maybe Benny (or other) knows :)
> PS: I can kill the processes, everything stay ok, but I don't like those
> process idling :)

Hm, I have exactly one gnome-pty-helper process running. But honestly I
don't know how this is supposed to work. It's an implementation detail
of VTE. Maybe ask one of the VTE gurus (if any), or file a bugreport
against VTE.


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