[fpc-pascal] How to detect serial/usb-serial ports.

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 12:56:23 CEST 2011

On 27/07/11 09:22, P. vanderWal wrote:
> Hello,
> In my program I need to present the user with a list of available serial
> and usb-serial ports on the system they are using.
> How do I detect in my program these ports?. (something like
> GetPortList() in Delphi-7???).

Look here for how synaser does it:


For linux you can look for /dev/ttyS* and /dev/ttyUSB*, but they may be 
called anything in practice.


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