Re: ioctl

Subject: Re: ioctl
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 11:33:04 -0700

CB Casper wrote:
> I've found the term "ioctl" used quite a
> bit with various usages in UNIX software
> manuals...
> CB - who doesn't know where to start to pronounce
> ioctl, if it ever came up in conversation!

Say "eye oh control" (primary emphasis on "oh"), and consider writing it as "I/O control" wherever you're not referring to the Unix term specifically but using it as a generic term.

Either way, I'd put "ioctl" in the glossary.



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