[PATCH] getty: Wait until all output written to stdout has been transmitted

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at sunsite.dk
Sun Jan 23 19:44:03 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Rich" == Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:


 Rich> Is there a reason you're not considering the alarm approach?
 Rich> alarm+drain will not hang at all if the buffer drains immediately.
 Rich> sleep+flush or usleep+flush will *always* sleep at least some
 Rich> interval, which is annoying to the user.

Indeed. It seems vastly superior, and only slightly more complicated.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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