Serial conflict

Zachary Kline zkline at
Fri Mar 4 11:12:23 EST 2011

This is an excellent suggestion, if at all practical.  If we did this it might also let us handle USB serial ports and the like with ease, since we'd then be in userspace.
Hope we can make something of it,
On Mar 4, 2011, at 8:10 AM, Christopher Moore wrote:

> Hello,
> Here's another thought:  Suppose we did away with all the hardware synth modules in speakup.  All interaction with speakup could be done through the /dev/softsyn device.  This would require converting the hardware modules to user-space programs which would communicate with speakup over the /dev/softsyn device and to the hardware synth over the /dev/tts serial device.
> What I'm suggesting is to remove serial port support from speakup since it appears to be problematic at best.
> Chris
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