Is it possible to use python to get True Full Duplex on a Serial port?
grante at visi.com
Sun Aug 16 15:55:31 CEST 2009
On 2009-08-15, Hendrik van Rooyen <hendrik at microcorp.co.za> wrote:
> On Saturday 15 August 2009 16:25:03 Grant Edwards wrote:
>> Are you using python file operations open/read/write or OS
>> file-descriptor operations os.open/os.read/os.write?
> The former - that seems to be the source of my trouble.
> I have now written a little test that uses serial.Serial and
> it works a treat.
Good to hear.
> I am still confused about pyserial and serial - I found serial
> in my distribution library, (on the SuSe machine, not on the
> 2.5 in Slackware) but I had to download pyserial.
That's very interesting. Is the pre-existing "serial" a
version of pyserial that the packager had pre-installed or is
it something else? I didn't know any distributions shipped
Python with pyserial installed. In either case, "serial" isn't
something that ships with the standard Python library.
> I see that you were the the original author. Thank you for
> letting this stuff loose in the wild.
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