Reading from the serial port?
grante at visi.com
Sat Sep 29 17:41:05 CEST 2001
On Sat, 29 Sep 2001 13:08:25 GMT, Luis Rojas <shadow at codetel.net.do> wrote:
>I know this is probably a stupid question but how do i read the serial port
>or send information to it... i am new at this python stuff and i havent been
>able to find anything about serial port programing.
There are a couple different serial-port wrapper packages that
make it easier to do serial port stuff. Under Unix, access to
the serial port is exactly the same as when you use C:
open/ioctl/tcgetattr/read/write. I've written a serial port
class for Posix serial ports. It's at
Using the Win32all package from ActiveState.com, you can access
a Win32 serial port using standard Win32 semantics (there are
examples in the Win32all package). There is also a Win32 serial
port package somewhere, but the last time I tried to find it I
Somebody recently wrote a cross-platform serial package that
has the same semantics under Unix and Win32. I don't have a
reference, but if you search comp.lang.pythong for subjects
containing "serial" you'll probably find it.
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