From: Padraig Brady (padraig at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Tue 16 Apr 2002 - 14:15:31 IST
> The command switchto will not work with tty3 or /dev/tty3 or any
> other virtual terminal (VT). With switchto, I tried to simulate
> a plausible situation with two tty VTs, it didn't work.
> I am trying to bring a program in progress into my working VT from
> another VT; although, the working VT is in X with a gnome-terminal
> using a type pts VT.
> Note: The command open is not what I am looking for.
If what you want to do is retroactively switch
a process from one tty to another, then you're
out of luck as it's not supported in UNIX.
You can only do it proactively using
Note VMS and Multics had retroactive
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