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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH] allow connecting to xenconsole from remote h

To: Muli Ben-Yehuda <muli@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH] allow connecting to xenconsole from remote hosts
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 19:01:25 +0100
Cc: Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Orran Y Krieger <okrieg@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On 6/9/06 18:22, "Muli Ben-Yehuda" <muli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> - 'noecho' mode, where we discard stuff that we read back from a given
>   fd after we've just written it there ourselves. Without this you get
>   every console command echo'd back to you from the pty
>   immediately. For what it's worth this happens without the socket
>   support as well, except there we put stdout into raw mode so that
>   the terminal does the 'echo cancelation'. I didn't find a way to
>   have the pty not echo everything back at me and I didn't want to
>   rely on the remote tty being in 'raw' mode, so I implemented it
>   myself.

Why is this a problem? In cases where an echo is really not wanted, like in
a gdb control session, the remote end would not be echoing in the first

 -- Keir

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