Subject: Re: sysctl items defined at attach time
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/29/1996 09:49:23 (Bill Studenmund) writes:

> As an example, the mac port supports two types of crtscts flow
> control. The first is for modems, where we shut up when CTS says,
> and we use DTR to hang up the modem. The second is where we use CTS
> and DTR (in place of RTS) for handshaking. RTS is unavailable as it
> drives the transmit trancievers. 

I see absolutely no reason why it would make sense to sysctl(8) for
this.  If anything, you should create another tty flag, a la CRTSCTS.