Subject: Re: SCO Unix compatibility
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Lucio de Re <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/10/1997 08:18:27
> > 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?

I started with 1.1 then tried it with 1.2.  I haven't tried 1.2.1 yet.

Lucio de Re (
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