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Re: Where is the ttyS/!cua documented?

Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
>  Where is it documented why Debian uses ttyS* rather than cua*?  I
>  found only the one sentence in the Debian Policy Manual.  I think
>  that there should be more explanation as to why we do this in the
>  Policy Manual.

This is documented in several places, use ttyS* and ignore cua*.  If
you have mgetty installed you can read
 /usr/doc/mgetty-docs/ttyS-cua.txt which includes an email from 
Theodore Y. Ts'o who was the serial port programmer and explains the sad
history about cua*  I have seen this email in other places too.

  - Craig

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