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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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