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    SubjectRe: Inconsistency between PTY read() return values
    On Wed, 8 Apr 2009 19:56:03 +0200
    Ed Schouten <> wrote:

    > Hi Alan,
    > * Alan Cox <> wrote:
    > > I would argue that TTYs do behave this way. We treat the disconnect as a
    > > hang up event. BSD sees it as EOF, Linux as hangup.
    > Would you mind explaining me the difference? I thought a modem
    > disconnect implies an end-of-file condition?

    A modem disconnect is a hang up which is quite different to an EOF and is
    effectively a security barrier as well (existing users of the tty port
    lose access to it aka revoke())

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