Subject: Re: libedit (was Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's )
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brad Walker <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/1996 23:33:26
> However, Sun is still getting ring buffer overflows on their ZS* serial
> interface buffers that they've been trying to fix since SunOS 4.1.1 up
> until Solaris 2.5.1. And the serial buffers in Solaris still top out
> at 38,400. Sun has been trying to fix this for seven years!!
The serial port doesn't do input H/W flow control properly. It
has a 1 character buffer with a 1 char. in the bit shift register.
And we still get character overflows with NetBSD. So what's your
> STREAMS is an easy programming layer, but SLOW. STREAMS SUCKS!!
Based upon what??
> My utmost wish is that NetBSD will not end up resembling the godawful
> mess of Solaris.
Agreed.. Though there are things I like about it. But hey, I enjoy
using a Newton and a PC. Everything has faults..