pySerial v2.3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2008-06-19 // over 13 years ago
  • ๐Ÿ†• New Features:

    • iterator interface. for line in Serial(...): ... is now possible Suggested by Bernhard Bender
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ sendBreak() accepts a duration argument. Default duration increased.
    • win32 handles \.\COMx format automatically for com ports of higher number (COM10 is internally translated to \.\COM10 etc.)
    • ๐Ÿ”ง miniterm.py has a new feature to send a file (upload) and configurable special characters for exit and upload. Refactored internals to class based structure (upload and class refactoring by Colin D Bennett)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes:

    • [Bug 1451535] TCP/serial redirect example "--help"
    • โšก๏ธ update VERSION variable
    • โšก๏ธ update wxSerialConfigDialog.py and wxTerminal.py compatibility with wxPython 2.8 (Peleg)
    • Check for string in write function. Using unicode causes errors, this helps catching errors early (Tom Lynn)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes (posix):

    • [Bug 1554183] setRTS/setDTR reference to non existing local "on"
    • ๐Ÿ‘ป [Bug 1513653] file descriptor not closed when exception is thrown
    • FreeBSD now uses cuadX instead of cuaaX (Patrick Phalen)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes (win32):

    • [Bug 1520357] Handle leak
    • ๐Ÿ‘ป [Bug 1679013] Ignore exception raised by SetCommTimeout() in close().
    • [Bug 1938118] process hang forever under XP