/* Send break to terminal.
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/* Send zero bits on FD. */
tcsendbreak (int fd, int duration)
/* The break lasts 0.25 to 0.5 seconds if DURATION is zero,
and an implementation-defined period if DURATION is nonzero.
We define a positive DURATION to be number of milliseconds to break. */
if (duration <= 0)
return __ioctl (fd, TCSBRK, 0);
/* Probably Linux-specific: a positive third TCSBRKP ioctl argument is
defined to be the number of 100ms units to break. */
return __ioctl (fd, TCSBRKP, (duration + 99) / 100);
/* ioctl can't send a break of any other duration for us.
This could be changed to use trickery (e.g. lower speed and
send a '\0') to send the break, but for now just return an error. */
return INLINE_SYSCALL_ERROR_RETURN_VALUE (EINVAL);