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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

tty

Synopsis

tty [option]

Prints the device name for your terminal. This is useful for shell scripts and commands that need device information. tty exits 0 if the standard input is a terminal, 1 if the standard input is not a terminal, and >1 if an error occurs.

Option

-s

Suppress the terminal name.

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