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Part I Application Programming Interface

1.  Overview of STREAMS

2.  STREAMS Application-Level Components

3.  STREAMS Application-Level Mechanisms

4.  Application Access to the STREAMS Driver and Module Interfaces

System Calls Used

Module and Driver ioctl Calls

General ioctl Processing

I_STR ioctl Processing

Transparent ioctl Processing

I_LIST ioctl

Other ioctl Commands

Message Direction

Flush Handling

5.  STREAMS Administration

6.  Pipes and Queues

Part II Kernel Interface

7.  STREAMS Framework - Kernel Level

8.  STREAMS Kernel-Level Mechanisms

9.  STREAMS Drivers

10.  STREAMS Modules

11.  Configuring STREAMS Drivers and Modules

12.  Multithreaded STREAMS

13.  STREAMS Multiplex Drivers

Part III Advanced Topics

14.  Debugging STREAMS-based Applications

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Message Types

B.  Kernel Utility Interface Summary

C.  STREAMS-Based Terminal Subsystem




Chapter 4

Application Access to the STREAMS Driver and Module Interfaces

This chapter describes getting messages into and out of the driver from an application level. It shows the relationship between messages overall and the specific ioctl(2) calls that pertain to application-level operations.