Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at gmx.de
Fri Dec 8 02:42:07 PST 2000

> > Now stty ocrnl will cause output newlines (0x0a) to be converted to
> > 0x0d0a (cr lf). It does this by updateing the termios structure for
> > your stdout with the ocrnl flag.
> >
> > I do not know what the reason is for ensuring that only the stdout
> > termios structure is updated.
> Hey, thanks for the explanation. Me thinks it makes sense... Now, there 
> is just the "why?"??? Hmmm...

It's probably for really ancient terminals and doesn't apply to the Linux 
virtual console.


I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose.

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