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[REBOL] Re: using wait on a serial device

From: al::bri::xtra::co::nz at: 3-Nov-2000 15:48

Dave Hawley wrote:
> but doing a: wait [lcd-fp] > > I get: > > >> wait [lcd-fp] > ** Script Error: Invalid argument: ?port?. > ** Where: wait [lcd-fp] > >> type? lcd-fp > == port! > >>
Have you tried: wait lcd-fp instead? It seems to work better for me that way using a TCP port.
> Do I have any choice here besides writing C RS-232 <-> tcp/ip interfaces
to the divices and REBOL? Apparently, there's one or two of these available on the 'net, but I don't recall the details.
> Also is there any facility to shell off external scripts from REBOL/CORE?
You need to buy Rebol/Command for that, or use a batch file and C++ program that waits on the batch files and runs it, or write a tcp/ip <-> shell interface. I hope this helps! Andrew Martin ICQ: 26227169