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Date:	Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:37:46 +0100
From:	Alan Cox <>
To:	Denis Joseph Barrow <>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <>,,
	Linux USB kernel mailing list <>,,
Subject: Re: question wrt /drivers/char/tty_io.c in pre 2.6.16 code

> The new tty_insert_flip_string returns the
> number of bytes successfully copied to tty recieve buffers
> how do I implement this functionality in pre 2.6.16 code,
> can it be done?

Probably but it'll be really ugly. You need to stick your nose into the
innards of struct tty_struct and check the space left in the current flip
buffer entry.

What you do if it is full is another question.

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