Userpace serial port
bjorn at mork.no
Thu Jun 11 04:20:55 EDT 2015
Ricardo Ribalda Delgado <ricardo.ribalda at gmail.com> writes:
> I want to use the serial userspace api. But I do not want to write a
> kernel module. I really like the design of uinput, and I would like to
> use something similar here.
Do you need the modem control lines, or would a pty be good enough for
your use case?
If you need more than that, then you could probably do a complete serial
driver using CUSE. But you would have to copy a lot of kernel code to
userspace. It is much easier to just write a kernel driver.
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