Subject: Re: SCO Unix compatibility
To: None <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/10/1997 00:28:08
On Fri, 09 May 1997 19:10:36 +0200
 Lucio de Re <> wrote:

> The problem?  When ICANON is turned off and timeout is used
> to return from a read(2), SCO Unix, or, more accurately, the
> curses library, does not expect an error return.  Errno is set
> to EAGAIN and, presumably, the called function returns -1
> instead of zero [...]

This sounds a bit familiar to me (a certain POSIX.1 fix comes
to my mind). Which NetBSD release do you use?