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Re: serial ports not visible with 1.7 under Vista

Thank you Christopher!!

I'll try the snapshot tomorrow as soon as I'll be back in office and
then I'll report back.

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Christopher Faylor
<> wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 07:02:40PM +0200, Giovanni Maruzzelli wrote:
>>Correction, my last post was ambiguous:
>>\\\\.\\com6 gives me  "Device or resource busy", while all other com*
>>give me "not existing".
>>So, it is definitely better, it finds something! But do not yet works.
> This is a red herring.  It is not going to work:
> "It won't recognize it as a serial device."
>>====> Opening and read/writing to COM6 with native win32 API (readfile
>>etc) works well, both compiled with and without -mno-cygwin
> -mno-cygwin and native win32 apis really have little bearing on Cygwin.
> I'm regenerating a snapshot which translates /dev/ttyS0 -> //Global??/COM1 and
> /dev/com1 -> /??/com1, using the same "symlink" as is used by the windows api.
> I would appreciate it if you could try the snapshot when it becomes available
> and report if both /dev/ttyS5 and /dev/com6 work as you expect.
> cgf
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