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STTY(3) BSD Library Functions Manual STTY(3)

NAME

stty, gtty — set and get terminal state (defunct)

LIBRARY

Compatibility Library (libcompat, −lcompat)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sgtty.h>

int

stty(int fd, struct sgttyb *buf);

int

gtty(int fd, struct sgttyb *buf);

DESCRIPTION

These interfaces are obsoleted by ioctl(2).

The stty() function sets the state of the terminal associated with fd. The gtty() function retrieves the state of the terminal associated with fd. To set the state of a terminal the call must have write permission.

The stty() call is actually ’ioctl(fd, TIOCSETP, buf)’, while the gtty() call is ’ioctl(fd, TIOCGETP, buf)’. See ioctl(2) and tty(4) for an explanation.

DIAGNOSTICS

If the call is successful 0 is returned, otherwise −1 is returned and the global variable errno contains the reason for the failure.

SEE ALSO

ioctl(2), tty(4)

HISTORY

The stty() and gtty() functions appeared in 4.2BSD.

BSD June 4, 1993 BSD

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