Subject: Re: tty0?
To: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/1996 09:47:53
> This is sort of a religious war; some operating systems keep the state
> between device closes, others reset it. I see the advantages to each,
> but I think I prefer the "reset to known state" mode.
Absolutely. How would dial-in tty lines work at all if someone mangled
the tty flags and logged off - the flags would stay wrong forever. I
feel the flags _must_ be reset when the device is closed.