Re: [hackers] [ubase][PATCH] shred: call fsync at the end of each

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Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:45:35 +0200

> Or we could just refuse to support terminals
> that do not support standard escape sequences.
> Hardcoding the escape sequences is the only
> way to remain sane.

Here when you say standard you want to say "common". There are
several standards about sequences, and maybe you don't have any of
these terminals that doesn't follow xterm sequences, but there are.
In fact, at this moment I have to write some code using a VT52
terminal. Sane code looks in the terminfo definition, and if you code
doesn't look it, please avoid to send it here. I don't want to see
it. Maybe in GNU they are going to be pleased of accepting such
crappy software.
In this case, I don't see the necessity of using sequences, or directly
printing this disturbing sequences. Follow the rule "Silence is gold".


PS: If you have complaints about terminfo, I don't want to listen
them. You can send them to the POSIX committee, and I'm pretty
sure they will take some time considering your opinion.
Received on Wed Mar 30 2016 - 08:45:35 CEST

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