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Re: serial ports not visible with 1.7 under Vista
Ooops (I got the doubt Dave were joking :-))
Errno reports just "no such file or directory".
Same if you try something like "echo ATH > /dev/ttyS5"
Probably some 1.7 initialization is not done in the same way as in 1.5.25.
It is a sad situation for me:
with 1.5.25 waveinopen crashes (but it works in 1.7)
with 1.7 serial ports are missing (but present in 1.5.25)
Any help very appreciated
On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 5:00 PM, Dave Korn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Giovanni Maruzzelli wrote on 29 May 2008 15:27:
>> Hi Dave,
>> thank you for the answer.
>> You mean that this is a bug into 1.7?
> My answer was slightly tongue in cheek! :) But yes, it's very likely
> you've uncovered a bug in 1.7 - it is work-in-progress after all. There
> might be an issue in the path-handling code, for instance.
>> Below the errno checking test case ;-)
>> if (tty < 0)
>> printf ("Unable to open /dev/ttyS5: %s\n", strerror(errno));
>> exit (1);
> I don't have Vista (and I'm at work, where I've only got the stable 1.5
> series installed anyway), so: what does errno report?
> Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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