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Date:      Sat, 4 Aug 2007 08:47:46 -0500
From:      Jeffrey Goldberg <jeffrey@goldmark.org>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   stty: unknown mode: doofus
Message-ID:  <0A638D13-F341-4645-B750-33B08730EDA7@goldmark.org>

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During an installation, ports/lang/python24,  I did a

   sudo make install

And was prompted for my password.  I entered it (probably miskeyed it  
as I was leaning over the keyboard from a strange position and got a  
response back of

  stty: unknown mode: doofus

and was prompted again for my password, which I entered more  
carefully the second time and everything proceeded normally.

It's certainly true that I felt like a doofus for mistyping the  
password, but I was surprised to have the confirmed by some peculiar  
stty message.

Enlightenment, beyond calling me a doofus, on this would be appreciated


Jeffrey (doofus) Goldberg


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Jeffrey Goldberg                        http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/




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