RS232 latency, redirection possible?

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at
Wed Mar 7 10:27:19 CST 2007

> 2) Is it possible to map the e.g. COM1 port traffic to another device, or
> is it firmly assigned to matching RS232 interfaces of the Linux box?
> Ideally, I'd like to have the Windows app talk to an XPort device (remote
> RS232) connected over network. A program called "socat"
> ( can be used to create a device and
> tunnel the traffic over a TCP port. I'd like to map that device to a
> windows-emulated COM port. Maybe this even eliminates problem 1).
I think you can redirect it to any file, no matter if it is a serial port, a 
file, a pipe, stdout, ...

No idea about the other problem though. I have never used that functionality 
of wine
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