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From "Julien Vermillard (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DIRMINA-21) New transport type: serial port communication
Date Mon, 09 May 2005 08:02:14 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DIRMINA-21?page=comments#action_64734 ]
     
Julien Vermillard commented on DIRMINA-21:
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there is mostly 2 java API for serial/parallel. none of them are integrated in the JDK.

1st - Sun Comm API : http://java.sun.com/products/javacomm/
It's Sun serial/parallel API for java, it's only for Solaris (x86 & Sparc) and Windows,
it's a "Java Standard Extension".

2nd - RXTX : http://www.rxtx.org
It's a native lib providing serial and parallel communication for the Java Development Toolkit
(JDK). All deliverables are under the gnu LGPL license. Works for Linux & Windows, support
i2c and RS485 communication and provide compatibility with Sun Comm API.

In my opinion, for all the standard serial and paralell communication the best is to use the
javax.comm.* API and for run it under linux to "plug" RXTX as native implementation. For more
advanced serial communication (RS485, I2C) to use gnu.io.* directly.


> New transport type: serial port communication
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: DIRMINA-21
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DIRMINA-21
>      Project: Directory MINA
>         Type: New Feature
>     Versions: 0.7, 0.8
>     Reporter: Trustin Lee
>     Assignee: Trustin Lee
>      Fix For: 0.9
>  Attachments: SerialSocketAddress.java
>


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