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+[[!meta copyright="Copyright © 2009, 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[!meta license="""[[!toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[!toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled [[GNU Free Documentation
+The GNU Hurd uses a similar concept to [[UNIX processes|unix/process]].
+As a [[Mach task|microkernel/mach/task]] only implements a part of a UNIX
+process, there is additional work to be done, for example for [[signal]]s,
+[[environment_variable]]s, [[file_descriptor]]s.
+# Controlling TTY
+Hurd controlling tty behavior is generally consistent with BSD's, including
+`TIOCSCTTY`. Linux also has `TIOCSCTTY` and it is harmless to use it there.
+But BSD and Hurd never do an implicit `TIOCSCTTY` (hence our `O_NOCTTY` is
+C.f. <> and the
+following messages.