Subject: Re: Semantics of FIOASYNC & TIOCSPGRP
To: None <,>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/25/2001 16:02:28
> >What is the intended semantics of FIOASYNC & TIOCSPGRP with respect to
> >open() and close().  Is the effect of those operations supposed to
> >survive a close() followed by an open() of the device?
> I do not believe so.
The console switching code in XFree86 seems to rely on effect surviving
a close() and open() for the mouse.  It used to be that way in NetBSD,
but not after my change of the wsmux code.  (The change was unintentional.)
I guess I'll go back to the old behaviour again.

	-- Lennart