Parallel port monitoring

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Aug 1 18:41:45 CEST 2003


    Mark> I've read many threads regarding parallel port manipulation, but
    Mark> is there anything that can simply monitor what's happening on the
    Mark> parallel port, and perhaps react to certain events on said port?
    Mark> I would much rather do that than simply program a preset wait
    Mark> time.

Assuming you can get a file object out of your parallel port you should be
able to pass it to select.select() or select.poll() and let them tell you
when bytes are available to read.

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