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C00002 00002 PTYJOB is a variant of the TELNET program, and can be used to send or
PTYJOB is a variant of the TELNET program, and can be used to send or
receive data from another local job.
PTYJOB is invoked by:
which starts up subordinate job, running under the PTYJOB. While running
PTYJOB, almost everything you type is sent to the subordinate job.
However, a number of characters are trapped and used by PTYJOB to do
certain magic things. Some of the most commonly used are:
βD Open a file to receive data. Everything coming in from the
subordinate job is appended to the data in the file (including
echoing of typed characters).
αβD Close the output file.
βI Open a file for input. Everything in the file is transmitted
to the subordiante job, just as if you had typed it.
αβI Close the input file.
αβQ Quit, close any open files, kill the subordinate job, and exit to
There are many more options than listed here. See the Monitor Command Manual
for more information.