Serial Ports on OS-X

Ned Konz ned at
Thu Jun 5 14:10:53 UTC 2003

On Thursday 05 June 2003 02:23 am, Lic. Edgar J. De Cleene wrote:
> On 04/06/03 21:03, "John M McIntosh"
> <johnmci at>
> wrote:
> > Over the last week or so I've been working on an enhanced serial
> > port class that allows one to
> > alter serial port attributes on the fly, access rs232c pin
> > information, plus invoke all sorts of extended
> > commands, abuse the unix termios and ioctl interface, and the
> > macintosh device control call.
> John, I just curious if your code work for USB ports.
> Actual Macs not longer have RS422 / 232 ports.

This actually was the main reason for John's new work. Dan and I both 
needed to support USB serial dongles under OS/X and Linux.

He's doing great work, but unfortunately I haven't had time to look at 

Ned Konz

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