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Re: sending to & reading from serial port

by rob_au (Abbot)
on Jun 15, 2001 at 12:51 UTC ( #88730=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to sending to & reading from serial port

I have found two modules which implement some very nice methods for handling serial port communications - These are:

  • Device::SerialPort - which implements its calls through termios library for *nix systems - I have used this module for some IVRS-type applications with little difficulty; and
  • Win32::SerialPort - which implements its calls through Win32 APIs for Windows systems

    It may be worth your while to have a look at these modules and some of the example code included in the module PODs to get a better idea about how you can implement your write and read calls to and from the serial port through Perl.
    Ooohhh, Rob no beer function well without!

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