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Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:41:50 -0600
From: "Todd C. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: TIOCSTI not going away

On Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:23:46 +0200, Solar Designer 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):

There were two cases of TIOCSTI usage in OpenBSD base: csh and
mail/mailx.  Both have been converted to use an IO-loop where ICANON
is disabled and a single char of input is read at a time.

 - todd

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