Subject: Re: Mac68k console-break disable
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/12/1997 11:41:37
On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Feb 1997, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > > But I was hoping to use sysctl as a quick hack. Looks like I can't.
> > Bill, have you considered creating an ioctl on the console driver to
> > handle this case?
> I could. Hopefully it could become a M.I. definition (not necessarily
> always implimented, just defined). The thing though is that you have to
> have a program to manipulate it. For situations where you already have a
> program (like ppp, or a terminal package), ioctl's are great.
I would have thought that every port capable of using a serial
console should be able to use the define. That would equate to
just about every port (except maybe powerpc so far? :)
That woukd put it fairly into MI territory - would someone in
core care to say if that would be unacceptable? Any other
implementation seems to be a compromise...
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