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 Small VK2XLZ, PGP: AD 8D D8 63 6E BF C3 C7 47 41 B1 A2 1F 46 EC 90
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