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Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 17:34:49 +0100
From: John Spencer <>
Subject: Re: termios ugliness

On 11/16/2012 04:52 AM, Rich Felker wrote:
> Since it's a decision we can't really change later without breaking
> ABI, though, I'd like to ask the community: does anybody have a strong
> feeling about whether we should use the kernel termios structure
> directly or do like glibc and use an arch-generic userspace termios
> structure and code to convert to/from the kernel version?
i think that it's not worthwile to support glibc abi compatibility on 
that platform, if that means that we have to bloat the code and/or use 
hacks to achieve it.

+1 for the straight approach.

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