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    SubjectRe: Problem with ioctl command TCGETS
    On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 01:52:41PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    >
    > > > > Think read(2)/write(2). We already have several barfbags too many,
    > > > > and that includes both ioctl() and setsockopt(). We are stuck with
    > > > > them for compatibility reasons, but why the hell would we need yet
    > > > > another one?
    > > >
    > > > You can't replace either ioctl() or setsockopt() with read/write can
    > > > you? Both of them set out-of-band information on file descriptors.
    > >
    > > Out-of-band == should be on a separate channel...
    >
    > Tell me how? E.g. how would you set/get sound stream parameters if
    > not with ioctl()?

    Have several related files.
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