Re: [PARPORT] IEEE1284 - non-blocking calls

Tim Waugh (
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 18:33:20 +0100 (BST)

On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, Roger Schreiter wrote:

> I suggest to introduce the non-blocking-feature also for the
> negotiation funcs. (Same way as proposed in Tims draft
> for write and read funcs.)


> And what about 35msec? (This long wuold parport_wait_peripheral
> [...]
> I think it's also too long.


> That's why I would like to introduce another flag which tells
> parport_wait_peripheral to give up earlier (to be called once
> again later for the same state).


> What do you think about finding a way, telling parport_wait_peripheral
> to abort ealier, as I explained above?

It's a good idea.


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