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

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 23 20:44:53 UTC 2011


On Sunday 23 January 2011 20:44, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> >>>>> "Rich" == Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>  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.

What happened to "we are busybox, we like simple solutions"?
Rob periodically grills me that I am making it too complicated...

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