pyserial and com port interrupts

Bengt Richter bokr at
Wed Jan 12 22:11:23 EST 2005

On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 14:24:48 -0800, engsol <engsolnorm at> wrote:

>Has anyone done a script that will rspond to the serial com port(s)
>receive buffer interrupt, as opposed to polling and timeouts? 
>Win2000 is the main interest right now.

Have you looked into letting the OS do it? I.e., reading from COM4:
or whatever port in a thread maybe one byte at a time? Maybe you can
get your end functionality without writing low levels stuff, depending ;-)

I haven't done this, but it seems an easy thing to try a few experiments with.
The control panel should let you set baud rates and handshaking etc. I would think.

Bengt Richter

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