Bug 469 - Application can not read from serial port

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Wed May 25 01:22:00 CDT 2005

As of two month ago I had a problem with asynch reading from serial port.
Synchronous reading worked.
Don't know if it indeed fixed or not (don't have access to the hardware
and software anymore).


Tuesday, May 24, 2005, 11:40:29 PM, you wrote:

> Hey guys, this one was (obviously) reported a while back, and the 
> offending patch was found a while back as well, but it appears that mike 
> (at codeweavers dot com) never was able to get around to it..

> Basically it is an issue that a solar panel reading application cant 
> retrieve information via the serial port.  I have requested that someone 
> test it (the demo of the app is attached to the bug) on a recent wine 
> build.  So hopefully it is working now, and if not, maybe it will be 
> trivial?  Either way, the name of the program looks to be SunGoXL, and 
> perhaps there is a more recent version of the program that allows it to 
> run in wine, if the older one doesn't work.

> The changelog for the patch is:

> cvs log files/file.c

> Mike McCormack <mike_mccormack at start.com.au>
> Read data immediately in overlapped ReadFile if possible.

>  From the most recent traces we have that show the problem, it looks as 
> though the GetOverlappedResult function is waiting on something 
> (probably the solar equipment) to be returned, but it never does, so 
> maybe at the time (if not still now) wine was unable to use the serial 
> port for whatever reason?

> Other people could test the program, but if it is something to do with 
> serial communication with solar equipment, it wouldn't make any sense, 
> unless that someone else has the same equipment and issue...  Maybe the 
> reporter still checks that email, and can test it out...

> If theres no activity on the bug in 1 month, I will resolve it abandoned..

> Dustin

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