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Re: gnumach2 & the serial port

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: gnumach2 & the serial port
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2003 19:24:17 -0500 (EST)

> gnumach/include/device/tty_status.h describes the interface which is
> used for term.  In the todo list is mentioned that this interface is
> somewhat limited.  My question is should I change this interface as
> well, let's say taking the one from oskit (oskit/oskit/io/ttystream.h)?

That is a crappy interface, i.e. it is termios and that is not appropriate
for a low-level interface.  My thinking is to come up with a reasonable
oskit interface for serial ports with modem control (layered on top of the
trivial streamdev, but different from ttydev).  

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