[SeaBIOS] [RFC PATCH 2/2] serial console, input

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Mon Jul 4 22:03:09 CEST 2016


> Does the original code flush the multi-byte sequence on a timeout?  I
> suspect it is important that one can hit ESC without having to type
> another key.  Also, I'd prefer to avoid backwards gotos if possible.

Yes, sort of.  If it didn't match an escape sequence and hasn't seen
additional data on this particular sercon_handle_event call it goes on
interpret the buffer content as single byte.  So, effectively the
timeout is the clock_update() call interval.


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