comms/ltmdm and COMPAT_43

Divacky Roman xdivac02 at
Sun Sep 11 14:12:59 PDT 2005

On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 10:32:27AM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20050911080408.GA46725 at>, Divacky Roman writes:
> >> Most of our tty stuff depends on COMPAT_43
> >
> >what of the tty stuff depends on COMPAT_43? I found some ioctls and then
> >nothing.. 
> It is only the ioctls, but there are several hundred ports which break
> if we don't support then.
> On my todo list, the tty parts of COMPAT_43 becomes standard (for that
> reason) and the rest of COMPAT_43 can then become optional.

if I make those patches will you take a look at it (I am tired of making
patches noone cares about)?

I already freed linuxator out of COMPAT_43 so if tty is free as well we can get
rid of COMPAT_43 in generic - with some nice benefits (speed up etc.)


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