RFA: Remove unused synchronous code
Sat Mar 24 12:34:00 GMT 2001
> From: Elena Zannoni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 10:02:41 -0500 (EST)
> Eli Zaretskii writes:
> > On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, Elena Zannoni wrote:
> > > Eli has a point.
> > > I would like to close this issue and leave things as they are
> > > for the 5.1 release.
> > FYI: I have a known bug with using the async code in the DJGPP port.
> > If you type quickly, sometimes characters get stuck in some buffer,
> > and GDB becomes out of sync with user keystrokes; i.e. you type a key,
> > but GDB sees the previous key.
> Ah, thanks. I suspect there are a few (several?) bugs that still needs
> to be ironed out.
> > I don't yet know whether this is due to some bug in the DJGPP's
> > version of `select' or something in GDB's own code. It's the next
> > issue I will be working on RSN, and I hope to get it solved for v5.1.
> Let me know if i can do something.
> Have you seen this anywhere else other than DJGPP?
I debugged this. It's a bug in DJGPP's library (`select' wasn't
paying attention to characters buffered by the termios emulation).
After fixing it, the -async option is working correctly in the DJGPP
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