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Re: [PATCH] Linux: Define struct termios2 in <termios.h> under _GNU_SOURCE [BZ #10339]
* Florian Weimer:
> My gut feeling is that it's safer to add new interfaces, based on the
> actual kernel/userspace interface, rather than trying to fix up existing
> interfaces with symbol versioning. The main reason is that code
> involving serial interfaces is difficult to test, so it will take years
> until we find the last application broken by the glibc interface bump.
> I don't feel strongly about this. This came out of a request for
> enabling TCGETS2 support downstream. If I can't fix this upstream, I
> will just reject that request.
Any further comments on this matter?