[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:
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
I hope this helps!