Subject: Re: O_ASYNC on ttys
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/07/2001 18:26:24
>Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2001 17:56:38 GMT
>From: (Christos Zoulas)
>In article <>,
>Jarommr Dolecek <> wrote:
>>der Mouse wrote:
>>> I couldn't see any harm in permitting TIOCSPGRP on ttys that aren't
>>> your control tty, provided they aren't anyone else's either, so I
>>> simply disabled the control-tty test for ttys that don't belong to a
>>> session:
>>This looks okay. Does revoke(2) check (and remove) the O_ASYNC flag?
>And you probably need to clear it when it joins a session too right?

I'm fairly certain that this change would break the POSIX conformance
of our tcsetpgrp(3).


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