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Re: Cygwin serial issues
- From: Brian Ford <ford at vss dot fsi dot com>
- To: Tim Arganbright <argnbrit at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 15:08:03 -0600 (CST)
- Subject: Re: Cygwin serial issues
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Tim Arganbright wrote:
> Hi Brian,
Please do not send personal email. I do read the list, and there you will
have access to a much broader knowledge base. Additionally, your question
and answer will then be recorded in the archives for others. I
have directed this reply there.
> I have been reading about a lot of issues related to
> reading data from the serial port in a Cygwin
> environment, online recently.
> Is there a fix available in any of the mirrors for
Are you having a problem? If so, please follow the instructions at
I only know of the following two issues:
1.) tcflush can hang for a while if the device constantly streams data.
2.) Communications can cease if the device overflows the input buffer.
1.) was fixed in CVS on 2003-12-11. Any snapshot after that will include
it. Otherwise, it will be in Cygwin 1.5.6 when it is released.
2.) I have a partial fix for, but since it doesn't directly effect me, I
have not given it any priority.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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