Serial port programming

Chris Faylor
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

On Sun, Aug 22, 1999 at 11:53:20PM -0700, Baron Shatturday wrote:
>>  I've got the following problem: I need to access the serial ports of
>>my PC through an ANSI C program.  How do I do that ?  I have already
>>tried using fopen("/dev/com2", "r")
>Have you tried using ("/dev/ttyS1", "r")?
>Just a thought...

Nope.  You're thinking about linux, it seems.

Cygwin uses /dev/com1, /dev/com2, etc.


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