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Re: pty behaviour

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: pty behaviour
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 00:29:16 +0100
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At 06 Mar 2004 15:10:16 -0800,
Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Roland McGrath <address@hidden> writes:
> > It's possible that Linux is behaving the same way and just keeping up
> > better (and we already know it's much faster).  (When I am in the mood, I
> > can read Linux source and see what exactly it does.)  That is, the 8kish
> > value is how much cumulatively gets through over many iterations of the
> > consumer almost but not quite keeping up with the producer, before the
> > small buffer of the remainders adds up to being full.
> Possibly, but I would expect the "paste" operation to simply generate
> one big write request.

(Uhm, didn't get Roland's mail yet).  The perl IO::Tty test suite
specifically checks how much can be written at once, and it gave me
8061 as the limit.


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