Automatically choosing a VT for DRM compositor?

Matt Hoosier matt.hoosier at
Mon Oct 23 19:37:37 UTC 2017

It would be nice for non-session uses of Weston (embedded systems) if
the controlling TTY didn't need to be manually supplied.

Has anybody suggested using something like VT_OPENQRY in the
weston-launcher code to pick a TTY if one wasn't manually given? (Or
if that's too auto-magic for taste here, then only do that if a
specific command-line option is supplied.)

The closest I can find to a question about this topic prior on the
mailing list is
That change was never adopted, but it doesn't look like the use of
VT_OPENQRY has anything to do with Kristian's objections at the time.

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