Subject: Re: Dumb SLIP question.
To: Mark P. Gooderum <>
From: Hannes Deeken <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/06/1994 07:56:29
On Thu, 5 May 1994, Mark P. Gooderum wrote:

> The ttyflags solves one of the two problems that the COM_BIDIR patch solves.
> What it doesn't solve is easy support of bidirectional use of the modem
> with either the "standard OS utilities (getty)" or any other packages
> (like flexfax).

Huh? With FlexFAX you can't use cua devices since it opens the tty and
waits for RING. But FlexFAX goes out of the way if you want to dial out,
so it isn't a problem.
To enable dialout with the current serial driver the minimum needed is a 
getty which honors lockfiles from UUCP et al. 

> Yeah this works, but there is plenty of room for failure.  With a cua device
> you get easy and automatic cleanup.

Agreed, to have them would be nice.

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