Sio serial module install problem with ActiveState

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Jul 15 00:33:23 CEST 2003


Conrad wrote:
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> I have a need to print from Win98SE to a little
> serial label printer provided by United Parcel, so
> based on Mark Hammond's recommendation in
> 'Programming on Win32' I decided to try the Sio
> module at http://starship.python.net/crew/roger/
> 
> My problem:

Solution to problem (of a sort): don't use SIO module,
which relies on a third-party external DLL.  Instead,
use http://pyserial.sourceforge.net/ or, if that doesn't work use 
http://balder.prohosting.com/ibarona/en/python/uspp/uspp_en.html

-Peter




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