PuTTY semi-bug serial-check-parity

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summary: Serial backends don't enable parity checking
class: semi-bug: This might or might not be a bug, depending on your precise definition of what a bug is.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
priority: low: We aren't sure whether to fix this or not.
present-in: 2006-08-29 r6815

While PuTTY has settings to enable parity bits on serial connections, it doesn't actually do anything about input parity errors. On Unix, this would appear to require setting INPCK, and on Windows setting fParity. The only question is, what should we do if we do get a parity error?

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-04-17 23:35:23 +0100)