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Artifact ID: aef1740a636056a2de2ced21071a94cdcafd1e5f
Page Name:TERMS
Date: 2010-05-06 11:03:35
Original User: jim
Parent: 1b77cd60614b2126f73b6cddff080aaccaa6201c
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TERMS - OS X Terminal Program

This is a simple single line terminal server program. That is it takes a connection in on a TCP/IP port and connects via full duplex connection to a serial port attached to the machine. This allows remote users to connect through a serial port on a machine attached to some device.

Using a simple shell script the TERMS server can be used as a local VT-100 serial terminal. This allows an OS X machine to connect to RS-232 devices.

In addition to the terminal server the program also includes a full copy of the Lua Language and extensions to support interactions with the serial connection. This way Lua scripts can be used to do actions based on serial states.