pyserial: failed to readlines() after many hours running.

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid
Sat Oct 11 19:10:57 CEST 2008

On 2008-10-11, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid> wrote:
> On 2008-10-11, zxo102 <zxo102 at> wrote:
>> I have a system. An instrument attched to 'com1' is wireless
>> connected to many sensors at different locations.  The
>> instrument can forward the "commands" (from pyserial's
>> write()) to those sensors.  Based on the "commands", the
>> sensors keep sending corresponding data back to the instrument
>> which wraps up those data and put into "com1" . The
>> readlines() of pyserial pick up those data for processing. The
>> data ?string' does not have "\n".
> If the data you're reading doesn't contain "\n", then you can't
> use readline() or readlines().


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