Subject: Re: background read
>>>>> "Anton" == Anton A Litvinov <mirteney@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
Anton> Hello I am writing a program that should a) continuously read
Anton> data from FTDI-port in the background and store it into file. b)
Anton> receive some commands from stdin and do appropriate writes into
Anton> Questions 1. can a) and b) run in different threads or I should
Anton> place read and write into a cycle in one thread and read(stdin)
Anton> -- in another ? and establish link beetween one to another by
Anton> means of queue (fifo) ?
Anton> 2. or maybe I should use some kind of non-blocking read ?
It all depends on data rate and reliability requirements. You can have a
look at ftdi_stream.c in libftdi-1.0 and the discussion around it. It should
give you a goos start.
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