Re: vc scrollback
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 14:22:31 +0100 (MET)

You may want to take a look at the console.c from Linux/m68k
(tsx-11/linux/680x0/v1.2/linux-1.2.13pl2.tar.gz). Some abstraction work
has been done.


(Joerg Mayer)

> People, I may reimplement the console.c because we need this for SPARC
> anyway. The problem is that I work on Sun and I am very busy earning
> some money for the family. Somebody from a university may hack it quicker.
> If anybody wants to dig the same code please notify me.
> The proposal allows to have the same console.c for SPARC and i86 (I do not
> know about MIPS DECstation). It seems that Alpha does not need this with
> the help of #ifdef __alpha__ in selection.h. I do not like ifdefs where
> we can avoid them for no additional cost. May be Linus will like to provide
> his own scr_update for Alpha.
> Pete
> <>