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Re: autoloading compat43 on tty ioctls

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 03:54:32PM -0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 > 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.

I _think_ I killed off the last sgtty.h user in pkgsrc a few years
ago, but that's only the really old interface. There are probably
still things using the ioctls.

rooting them out would probably be a good exercise but not exactly a
high priority...

David A. Holland

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