[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] help: use direct ioctl() rather than spawning stty to get console width
remi at remlab.net
Sat Oct 26 17:30:28 CEST 2013
Le samedi 26 octobre 2013 12:02:30 Rafaël Carré a écrit :
> Please fix, the struct is in termio.h although you might want to use
> another interface:
> Use of ioctl makes for nonportable programs. Use the POSIX interface
> described in termios(3) whenever possible.
I could not find any POSIX support for console width, in termios(3), stty(1) or
The "size" parameter to "stty" is a GNU/coreutils extension and a convenience
wrapper to the Linux-specific ioctl() for shell scripting. In other words, the
current code is not portable, but the previous code was even less so.
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