serial communications

David Brown erlang@REDACTED
Wed Nov 17 17:38:07 CET 1999

Matthias.Lang@REDACTED writes:
 > Vlad Dumitrescu writes:
 >  > Could anyone give me a hint about which way it is best to implement serial 
 >  > communications in Erlang? A C program is necessary, but would it be better 
 > David Brown (davidb@REDACTED) is/was working on a general driver;
 > I haven't heard anything for a few months now.

Best to use the address erlang@REDACTED for Erlang stuff.
Especially in light of things soon to be happening at work...

Right after I began working on this, some events happened at work that
have kept me rather busy.  I have built and used the code from Johan
Bevemyr under Linux.

The area I have a lack of experience is with the Windows side.  I have
been able to open a serial port under Windows, but I do not yet know
how to do the equivalent of select.

 > There is also a unix-only serial driver floating around Ericsson, but
 > I'm not sure if it's freely releaseable. You might want to ask Johan
 > Bevemyr about it, I think his address now is jb@REDACTED

I was sent the serial code you speak of, but the copyright in it
doesn't give me permission to distribute it (I'm not sure it even
gives me permission to use it).  We might want to clear that up with
Johan Bevemyr.

Dave Brown

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