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Date:	Sun, 19 Feb 2012 21:35:03 +0000
From:	Alan Cox <>
To:	Bruno Prémont <>
Cc:	Egmont Koblinger <>, Pavel Machek <>,
	Greg KH <>,
Subject: Re: PROBLEM: Data corruption when pasting large data to terminal

> Well, not sure but the closing of ptmx on sender side should force kernel
> to flush whatever is remaining independently on end-of-line (I was
> thinking I should push an EOF over the ptmx instead of closing it before
> waiting for child process though I have not yet looked-up how to do so!).

The behaviour for the master side on a close is to hangup the child.

You would normally wait for the child to exit first
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