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RE: Cygwin serial issues

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
> Brian Ford wrote:
> > 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.
> >
>   What about non-blocking serial I/O not working, at any rate for me, as I
> described in the thread titled "/dev/com1 definitely broken between 1.5.5-1
> and 20031218" ?
> [ ]
Ok.  Between the flu, the holidays, and a recent funeral, I'm backed up on
my list reading, so I hadn't seen this yet.

>   I included a very trivial testcase to reproduce the problem - the call to
> read() never returns.  Does it hang up for you too?
Yes.  I'll try to look at it when I have time, but expect it to take me a
while to dig out.  Feel free to dig in yourself :), as I see you started
to try.

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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