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Re: term & user space console

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: term & user space console
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 23:08:24 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.24i

On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 01:44:08PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> > > The pty interface does also not handle START and STOP.  It stores
> > > the state in flags, but it does not make use of it in any way.
> > 
> > That's a bug.
> There should be no bug here.  Output happens under the control of
> pty_io_read, and it does in fact check USER_OUTPUT_SUSP; if the flag
> is set, then it doesn't allow the read to continue.

It's likely I misread the code.  I should have said "it seems to not make
use of it" (in other words: I didn't see how it uses it).  Sorry.

Thanks for all your information.  I have by now read more of Stevens, and
the pieces start to fall together slowly. ;)  I will probably have another
set of questions when I pondered your reply and the code a bit more.


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