serial programming HOWTO

Frank Wagner
Sun Nov 12 15:21:00 GMT 2000

Hello and thanks for the reply,

> >From the linux man page:
>        "The sa_restorer element is  obsolete  and  should  not  be
>        used."
> It's also not mentioned in the Single UNIX Specification.

Means this that I can comment out that line with the sa_restorer

> >After that I tried to compile that example under Linux and got the
> >follwing error message
> >
> >program.c: 39 incompatible types in assignment --dir=.
> >
> >that refers to the folloing line of the source:
> >
> > saio.sa_mask = 0;
> >
> >Why do I get a error message form an example that is written for
> Because cygwin is not linux? The above use of saio.sa_mask is
> incorrect.  You should be using sigemptyset() to clear the mask.  This
> will also work on linux.

But the serial programming HOWTO is witten for linux.
Did the author make a mistake in this case?



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