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Re: How to access COM Port with Octave?

From: CdeMills
Subject: Re: How to access COM Port with Octave?
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 06:03:22 -0700 (PDT)

John Swensen wrote:
> Another option involve(s) using the ser2net library.  Octave already has a
> sockets package and the ser2net server allows you to connect over a socket
> and then send and receive over the serial port.  I know that this package
> used to be available on Cygwin (I haven't used cygwin in 5-6 years so
> don't know whether it is still available).  I also know of one lab that
> had a very old PC that they put a tiny Linux distribution on whose sole
> purpose was to run ser2net and connect to their device over serial.  Then
> they could control the device from any networked machine.

Another option is to use the Win32 API which doesn't seem too complicated:

look for GetCommModemStatus. But could those functions be used under cygwin

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