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 tty(1)								      tty(1)




 NAME
      tty, pty - get the name of the terminal

 SYNOPSIS
      tty [-s]

      pty [-s]

 DESCRIPTION
      tty and pty print the path name of the user's terminal.  The -s option
      inhibits printing of the terminal path name and any diagnostics,
      providing a means to test only the exit code.

 RETURN VALUE
      Exit status codes for tty are:

	   2	   Invalid options were specified,
	   1	   The standard input is not a terminal or pseudo-terminal,
	   0	   The standard input is a terminal or pseudo-terminal.

      Exit status codes for pty are:

	   2	   Invalid options were specified,
	   1	   The standard input is not a pseudo-terminal,
	   0	   The standard input is a pseudo-terminal.

 DIAGNOSTICS
      not a tty standard input is not a terminal or pseudo-terminal for tty.

      not a pty standard input is not a pseudo-terminal for pty.

 AUTHOR
      tty was developed by AT&T.  pty was developed by HP.

 STANDARDS CONFORMANCE
      tty: SVID2, SVID3, XPG2, XPG3, XPG4, POSIX.2


















 Hewlett-Packard Company	    - 1 -   HP-UX Release 11i: November 2000