Newbie: Python & Serial Port question

Grant Edwards grante at
Thu Dec 1 15:39:23 CET 2005

On 2005-12-01, Kinsley Turner <kingsleyturner at> wrote:

>> Am a python newbie. Does python have a native way to communicate with a
>> PC serial port? I found that pyserial needs java.

> You can't just open the serial port like a file?


> Perhaps you'd need to set the correct port parameters
> with some other app,

Just use termios.  Or better yet, pyserial.

> but it should be do-able.

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