|File: [cvs.NetBSD.org] / src / lib / libutil / ttymsg.3 (download)
Revision 1.6, Mon Mar 22 19:45:17 1999 UTC (21 years, 2 months ago) by garbled
CVS Tags: wrstuden-devbsize-base, wrstuden-devbsize-19991221, wrstuden-devbsize, netbsd-1-5-base, netbsd-1-5-RELEASE, netbsd-1-5-PATCH003, netbsd-1-5-PATCH002, netbsd-1-5-PATCH001, netbsd-1-5-BETA2, netbsd-1-5-BETA, netbsd-1-5-ALPHA2, netbsd-1-5, netbsd-1-4-base, netbsd-1-4-RELEASE, netbsd-1-4-PATCH003, netbsd-1-4-PATCH002, netbsd-1-4-PATCH001, netbsd-1-4, minoura-xpg4dl-base, minoura-xpg4dl, comdex-fall-1999-base, comdex-fall-1999
Changes since 1.5: +2 -2
Last of the .Os cleanups. .Os is defined in the tmac.doc-common file,
so we shouldn't override it with versions in the manpages. Wheee!
.\" $NetBSD: ttymsg.3,v 1.6 1999/03/22 19:45:17 garbled Exp $
.\" Copyright (c) 1996 The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.
.\" All rights reserved.
.\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
.\" modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
.\" are met:
.\" 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
.\" 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
.\" documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
.\" 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
.\" must display the following acknowledgement:
.\" This product includes software developed by the NetBSD
.\" Foundation, Inc. and its contributors.
.\" 4. Neither the name of The NetBSD Foundation nor the names of its
.\" contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
.\" from this software without specific prior written permission.
.\" THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE NETBSD FOUNDATION, INC. AND CONTRIBUTORS
.\" ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
.\" TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
.\" PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FOUNDATION OR CONTRIBUTORS
.\" BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR
.\" CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF
.\" SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS
.\" INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
.\" CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE)
.\" ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
.\" POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
.Dd June 29, 1997
.Dt TTYMSG 3
.Nd ttymsg utility function
.Fd #include <util.h>
.Ft char *
.Fn ttymsg "struct iovec *iov" "int iovlen" "const char *tty" "int tmout"
function is used by
programs such as
.Xr talkd 8 ,
.Xr syslogd 8 ,
.Xr wall 1 ,
etc., to display the contents of a uio structure on a terminal.
forks and finishes in the child if the write would block after
waiting up to
.Sh RETURN VALUES
returns a pointer to an error string on unexpected
error; the string is not newline-terminated. Various "normal" errors are
ignored (exclusive-use, lack of permission, etc.).
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr writev 2