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    SubjectRe: Pty is losing bytes
    On Maw, 2005-02-15 at 19:44, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > However, then when I start looking at n_tty_receive_room() and
    > n_tty_receive_buf(), my stomach gets a bit queasy. I have this horrid
    > feeling that I had something to do with the mess, but I'm going to lash

    You did.
    Then Ted tided it up
    Then Bill added hacks to "fix" up the locking

    The real fix is shooting the flip buffers, at that point a lot of the
    locking goes away (because the tty owns everything relevant). I just
    don't have time to do major kernel hacking and finish the MBA thesis at
    the same time.

    Sorry yes I know how n_tty works, and no I'm not going to fix it

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