Subject: xterm ioctl's in -current
To: None <gtimuss@sirius.UVic.CA>
From: Matthieu Herrb <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/1996 10:00:10
You wrote (in your message from Wed 27)
 > I'm running XFree86 3.12 on NetBSD -current for i386.
 > Since about 960317, xterm's abort with the following error:
 > xterm: Error 23, errno 25: Inappropriate ioctl for device
 > If I return to my March 8 kernel, things work fine.  Tried compiling new
 > xterm from latest source, but same problem.  The only options I think could
 > have anything to do with this follow:

It's COMPAT_43 that's needed to implelement the sgtty interface still
used by xterm.

I fixed this in XFree86 a couple of days ago, so the next XFree86
release won't need option COMPAT_43 in the kernel.