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Re: [avr-chat] Alternatives for minicom

From: Uwe Bonnes
Subject: Re: [avr-chat] Alternatives for minicom
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 12:20:57 +0100

>>>>> "Juergen" == Juergen Harms <address@hidden> writes:

    Juergen> I am using (Linux platform - Mandriva/Mageia) minicom as a
    Juergen> terminal emulator on my serial port to display data received
    Juergen> from my Atmel microprocessors.

    Juergen> I have had some problems making minicom on work a new Linux
    Juergen> release - it works now. But, solving the problem made me have a
    Juergen> closer look at minicom: I decided to explore alternatives
    Juergen> (after patching it works nicely, but looking a the code it does
    Juergen> not look "sound": curses-based, all the not-needed modem stuff,
    Juergen> lot of dead code carried along for systems that pratcically do
    Juergen> not exist any more, and the configuration looks messy -
    Juergen> conflicts between the nice curses based dynamic configuration
    Juergen> of minicom and the "make-oriented" static configuration
    Juergen> mechanism in the shipped package). The result is overly complex
    Juergen> and looks diffcult to mainain - how long will it survive?

    Juergen> What alternatives can other Linux users suggest? Thanks!

I still prefer "seyon", although the project seems abbondoned since years...
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