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    SubjectRe: TIOCGSID problem with MIPS
    On Sun, Jan 25, 1998 at 06:57:35PM -0500, C. Scott Ananian wrote:

    > On Sun, 25 Jan 1998 ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
    >
    > > On Thu, Jan 22, 1998 at 07:02:06PM -0500, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
    > >
    > > > The MIPS architecture is missing an IOCTL define used in
    > > > drivers/char/tty_io.c. This is against 2.1.81. Without this patch, I do
    > > > not believe that the tty support for MIPS will compile.
    > >
    > > Indeed - but MIPS isn't yet fully integrated into Linus' kernel. I ran
    > > out of time temporarily while working on that :-(
    >
    > The original patch was against 2.1.81-pre1; the TIOCGSID #define made it
    > into 2.1.81 final.
    >
    > Are there historical reasons why linux-MIPS uses radically different ioctl
    > numbers from those of the other linux ports? I think there's only 8
    > ioctls that have the same values in linux-MIPS and linux-x86/m68k/ARM...

    Most of the values are as required by the MIPS ABI. Not the best choice
    looking back but it's too late ...

    Ralf

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