Re: [dev] [sbase] Portability of chvt

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:09:42 -0400

On 14 August 2013 14:12, Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I was testing some of the tools of sbase, and after
> trying chvt I could see that it inserts directly in the code
> the ioctl values of linux, without including the header of
> the linux kernel. The problem comes when you try it with other
> operating system. You don't get any compilation problem,
> but it doesn't work and it is really dangerous (maybe in
> the other operating system this ioctl values do bad things).
> I think should be some control about what applications
> are built in each plataform, or even discuss if non portable
> applications should be in sbase.

IIRC portability has been discussed previously. I would look through
the mailing archives

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