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STTY(3C)																  STTY(3C)

NAME
stty, gtty - set and get terminal state (defunct) SYNOPSIS
#include <sgtty.h> stty(fd, buf) int fd; struct sgttyb *buf; gtty(fd, buf) int fd; struct sgttyb *buf; DESCRIPTION
This interface is obsoleted by ioctl(2). Stty sets the state of the terminal associated with fd. Gtty retrieves the state of the terminal associated with fd. To set the state of a terminal the call must have write permission. The stty call is actually ``ioctl(fd, TIOCSETP, buf)'', while the gtty call is ``ioctl(fd, TIOCGETP, buf)''. See ioctl(2) and tty(4) for an explanation. DIAGNOSTICS
If the call is successful 0 is returned, otherwise -1 is returned and the global variable errno contains the reason for the failure. SEE ALSO
ioctl(2), tty(4) 4.2 Berkeley Distribution May 15, 1985 STTY(3C)

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stty(2) 							System Calls Manual							   stty(2)

NAME
stty(), gtty() - control terminal device (Bell Version 6 compatibility) SYNOPSIS
Remarks These system calls are preserved for backward compatibility with Bell Version 6. They provide as close an approximation as possible to the old Version 6 functions. All new code should use the and calls described in termio(7). DESCRIPTION
For certain status settings and status inquiries about terminal devices, the functions and are equivalent to and respectively (see ioctl(2) and termio(7). RETURN VALUE
and return the following values: Successful completion. Failure. is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
If or fails, is set to one of the following values: [EBADF] is not a valid file descriptor. [EFAULT] points to an invalid address. WARNINGS
Obsolescent Interfaces and are to be obsoleted at a future date. SEE ALSO
stty(1), exec(2), ioctl(2), sttyV6(7), termio(7), tty(7). TO BE OBSOLETED stty(2)
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