Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:31:33 -0700 From: Nick Kralevich <nnk@...gle.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: TIOCSTI not going away In addition to OpenBSD, Android has chosen to drop TIOCSTI (and a bunch of other tty ioctls) in the Android 8.0 release. See https://android-review.googlesource.com/306278 -- Nick On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 7:23 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > While TIOCSTI is apparently not going away on Linux, it is on OpenBSD, > and here's some analysis of the apparently almost non-existent impact > this will have on Emacs (which was one of the primary examples cited for > keeping TIOCSTI on Linux): > [...] > > Whatever happens (or doesn't happen) for upstream Linux, there will be > system(s) dropping TIOCSTI or at least introducing a way to disable it, > so reducing userspace programs' dependencies on TIOCSTI makes sense. > > Alexander -- Nick Kralevich | Android Security | nnk@...gle.com | 650.214.4037
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