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Re: autoloading compat43 on tty ioctls

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 01:29:43PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> > Aside for the TIOCGSID bug which I am about to fix (it is in tty_43.c
> > and is used in libc tcgetsid(), all the compat tty ioctls are defined
> > in /usr/src/sys/sys/ioctl_compat.h... We can empty that file and try
> > to build the tree :-), but I am guessing things will break. Also a lot
> > of pkgsrc will break too. It is not 4.3 applications that break it is
> > applications that still use the 4.3 terminal api's.
> If the API is still present in our source tree, then the implementation
> probably does not belong under COMPAT_43.  As I see it COMPAT_43 is to
> match an old ABI that one can no longer (on modern NetBSD) compile to.
> What you are describing sounds like "we have an API still, and we've had
> it since 4.3", which is not in my view COMPAT.

It seems that after christos's change only applications that
#include <sys/ioctl_compat.h> will require tty_43.c

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