Controlling the Parallel Port

Simon Faulkner News at Titanic.co.uk
Wed Dec 27 16:08:54 CET 2000


Cheers Bill,


I have found the link and, indeed, several other c links.

So, pardon my Python ignorance, but what is SWIG?

I am already searching...


Simon

On Wed, 27 Dec 2000 09:52:43 -0500, Bill Scherer
<Bill.Scherer at VerizonWireless.com> wrote:

>Simon
>
>There is a parallel port library for linux at
>
>http://www.circlemud.org/~jelson/software/parapin/
>
>that is simple to SWIG into a Python module.
>I can send you the .i file for this if you want.
>
>I haven't really used it, but it loads and reads the port status just
>fine.
>
>
>-Bill
>
>Simon Faulkner wrote:
>> 
>> Is it easy to control (read/write) the Parallel Port in linux using
>> Python?
>> 
>> I am hoping to use it to drive some simple electronics
>> 
>> (Usual disclaimer understood - If it smokes then you probably got the
>> wiring wrong!)
>> 
>> Simon
>> Simon Faulkner
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Simon Faulkner



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