Re: [patch 3/4] new serial flow control

From: Samuel Thibault
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 19:22:07 EST

Russell King, le Sun 09 Oct 2005 01:01:53 +0100, a écrit :
> > How could this look like in userspace?
> I think they should be termios settings - existing programs know how
> to handle termios to get what they want.

Hence a new field in the termios structure?

There was a discussion about this back in 2000:

and more precisely a remind of SVR4's termiox structure with an added

I'm not sure about how we'd want to implement that. The SVR4 approach
(orthogonal input/output flow control selection) doesn't seem right to
me: there are really peculiar flow controls that involve both ways. A
mere enumeration of possible methods might be better.

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