Subject: Re: serial line ideas
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/09/1996 10:52:38
On 9 Nov 1996, Charles M. Hannum wrote:

> > Or, if you don't trust the kernel and would rather see userland locks,
> > you use the generic device and ignore the other two.
> You should pick one or the other and stick with it.  Using both is
> guaranteed lossage.

If that's the case, I'd rather see userland locks. At least with
those it's easy to find out what process has the lock, in case one
has to chase it down and kill it.


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