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Re: [ProgSoc] Serial port
On Thu, 7 May 1998, Geoff Saxby wrote:
> I have a program that reads data from a PC serial port. (Wow!) Is there a
> way to run another program in the background which is putting out data to
> the serial port in such a way that my first program thinks that it is
> coming from an external device? I want to use this for testing obviously.
> (Win 95 environment)
If you have another spare serial port you could allways make a loopback
cable and connect the two ports together so that what is sent out on one
port comes back into the other one. Might be easier and quicker than
trying to write a program to do the same.
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