serial programming HOWTO
Sun Nov 12 19:41:00 GMT 2000
On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 11:37:19PM +0100, Frank Wagner wrote:
>Hello and thanks for the reply,
>> >From the linux man page:
>> "The sa_restorer element is obsolete and should not be
>> It's also not mentioned in the Single UNIX Specification.
>Means this that I can comment out that line with the sa_restorer
I assume so, yes.
>>>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 linux?
>>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?
The author apparently used a nonportable construct.
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