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Re: Bug#229566: xterm fails to start with EINVAL

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:

>> | XTerm*eightBitInput:   true
>> | *VT100*eightBitInput: true
>> somwehre in ~/.Xresources. Unfortunately, this breaks an application I
>> have to work with for my company.

> Hmm.  I am not sure why setting eightBitInput would rectify an EINVAL
> error attempting to open a device in /dev/pts.

I noticed in the original report that this is for the powerpc.
There're occasional odd reports that make me suspect there's a compiler
bug (or some platform-dependent bug in the termio/termios code).

I can't reproduce this on my Intel box (and don't think I could test
it remotely - firewall & proxy issues).

Thomas E. Dickey

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