ioctl declaration lost!

Thomas Doerfler Thomas.Doerfler at
Wed Nov 14 20:19:09 UTC 2007

Hi Chris,

Chris Johns schrieb:
> Thomas Doerfler wrote:
>> Now I am surprised that I cannot find a proper declaration for this
>> function. I would expect it to be located in sys/ioctl.h, but it is not
>> there.
> It is in libcsupport/include/sys/ioccom.h which is included by ioctl.h.

Wow, you are right. Obviously I "grep"ped too much today...

>> Next question:
>> I want to add an alternative synchronization mechanism to DOSFS,
>> controlled using an ioctl call. What is the prefered location to publish
>> the ioctl command definitions? I would define a new
>> "rtems/msdos_ioctl.h", is this ok?
> Why not just add to 'rtems/dosfs.h ' ?

Yes, it is already there, gets installed and is the right location.

Thank you for your help!

And thank you for NOT giving the hint about the new glasses :-)


> Regards
> Chris
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