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Re: Serial port communication

From: Stefan Mahr
Subject: Re: Serial port communication
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:06:03 +0100
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>   scalar structure containing the fields:
>     timeout = -1

> However when I try to read data from the port with srl_read(s1, 8), octave
> just keeps running and eventually stop to respond. Does anyone know what
> could cause this?

Timeout is set to -1, which means blocking mode. srl_read(s1,8) returns
once it reads 8 bytes from serial port.

Set timeout between 0 and 255 (0..25.5 seconds) before read if you don't
want blocking mode.

  set(s1, 'timeout', 100);  wait max 1 second


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