Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)
termio - System V terminal driver interface
is the name of the old System V terminal driver interface.
This interface defined a
structure used to store terminal settings, and a range of
operations to get and set terminal attributes.
interface is now obsolete: POSIX.1-1990 standardized a modified
version of this interface, under the name
The POSIX.1 data structure differs slightly from the
System V version, and POSIX.1 defined a suite of functions
to replace the various
operations that existed in System V.
(This was done because
was unstandardized, and its variadic third argument
does not allow argument type checking.)
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