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From: Chet Ramey <>
To: Brian M Zick <>, segaloco <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Cooked Mode (v8 shell)
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 09:49:08 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 1/23/23 9:45 AM, Brian M Zick wrote:
>> 6) It ran in cooked mode.
> Sorry if this is obvious to everyone else: What does this phrase mean?

It did not perform line editing, so it did not change the terminal modes
and read one character at a time. If you only ever read a line at a time
from the terminal, you can let the terminal driver do that for you.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
		 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU

  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-23 14:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-22  7:38 [TUHS] v8 shell Rob Pike
2023-01-22 14:52 ` [TUHS] " arnold
2023-01-23 14:45   ` [TUHS] Re: Cooked Mode (v8 shell) Brian M Zick
2023-01-23 14:49     ` Chet Ramey [this message]
2023-01-23 15:51       ` Theodore Ts'o
2023-01-23 15:53         ` Chet Ramey
2023-01-23 20:40           ` Marc Donner

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