Subject: Re: 1.5.2 and ksh?
To: Stephen M Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/08/2001 18:18:38
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[ On Monday, October 8, 2001 at 12:13:31 (-0500), Stephen M Jones wrote: ]
> Subject: 1.5.2 and ksh?
> On a system that had a 1.5.1 install, I installed a 1.5.2 kernel and I've
> noticed that ksh has been randomly reporting this error:
> ksh: j_waitj: tcsetpgrp(10, 20544) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> From reading the pdksh change log this was a bug that was fixed in a
> later release than the one in the 1.5.1 distribution. I've compiled the
> latest version of pdksh 5.2.14 .. but this morning This same error message
> popped up.
> I've replaced the distributed version of ksh on the installed system.
> This is an Alpha running the 1.5.2 kernel.
This also happens to me on i386 with 1.5W (2001/06/24 sources).
I've been unable to reproduce it, and I think I've seen it happen after
just running one ordinary command, or sometimes only after thousands (or
effectively "never" -- I have a shell working fine now with 3636 on the
Greg A. Woods
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