ttyd0/cuad0 - why is there still this duality ?
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Jan 24 19:10:43 PST 2005
In message: <20050124124250.A27718 at pix.net>
"Kurt J. Lidl" <lidl at pix.net> writes:
: Having seperate dialout and dialin devices really are just a kludge
: for having the kernel doing locking that could be done in userland
That's not why they are there.
: Just because FreeBSD does this the same way it's been done on
: BSD-ish systems for the last 15 years doesn't mean there isn't a
: better way of doing it.
That's uncalled for.
The real reason that they are there is that ttyd waits for carrier
detect, while cua doesn't.
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