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Q: setserial source code ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: setserial source code
Category: Computers > Programming
Asked by: ga1000-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 11 Mar 2003 12:11 PST
Expires: 10 Apr 2003 13:11 PDT
Question ID: 174758
Please indicate where to find the source code of the Linux setserial
function, which can be used to set the parameters of the serial ports.
Subject: Re: setserial source code
Answered By: seizer-ga on 11 Mar 2003 12:40 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi there ga1000!

setserial is hosted by Sourceforge, which hosts many other open source
projects on the same site. You can see the setserial project page

The latest version of setserial is 2.17, and you can download the
source for this here (pick the location which is geographically the
nearest to you):

The most important file in the archive is setserial.c, which contains
the bulk of the code.

I hope this is what you're looking for. If anything's unclear, or the
links do not work as expected, then please request clarification
before rating this answer, and I'll be happy to help!

Thanks, and good luck


Search strategy:

Already knew of Sourceforge, so I did a search for setserial on their

Request for Answer Clarification by ga1000-ga on 11 Mar 2003 13:44 PST
I found the file from your answer.

Would you show how to find this file from the web site home page? I
keyed in setserial under 'search'. Setserial was not found.

Clarification of Answer by seizer-ga on 11 Mar 2003 14:03 PST
Certainly! Because Sourceforge's search is down at the moment, I
actually used a useful feature of the Google search engine to restrict
results to a particular site - a bit unclear from my original wording,
I'm sorry. All that you need to do with Google is to type the
following query to restrict results to Sourceforge:


You'll see that the first result is the correct page for the setserial


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