[fpc-pascal] (Unix) serial port handling

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Mar 9 11:29:33 CET 2011

greim wrote:
> Hi Mark,
>> Can anybody say whether there is a good reason that serial.pp lacks a
>> function to read the CD signal?
> i would recommend the synaser library, more sophisticated then the 
> serial.pp
> http://www.ararat.cz/synapse/doku.php/download

I know you would. There are cases where it is not appropriate, for 
example when one needs to enqueue no only the received character but 
also a timestamp plus the instantaneous values of the control signals.

> there is a function getCarrier, i guess this is what you need.
> If you are working on a ARM system you have to modify some lines in 
> synaser. Please check my previous messages.

Thanks, noted.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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