[Interest] Is there a way to simulate serial port data?

Majid Kamali majidkamali1370 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 08:01:22 CEST 2017

You can emit readyRead signal explicitly where you are using that class.

mySerialPort msp;
emit msp.readyRead(YourByteArray);

because signal is defined as public.
But this may not be a good way for testing

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Murphy, Sean <smurphy at walbro.com> wrote:

> > I have to ask, why is it such a sin to have a stand alone program with a
> > null modem cable and mini-tester as a testing tool. I have been working
> > with serial ports off and on since the days of DOS 3.x and have always
> > tested in this manner. The first piece of code one writes on a project
> > which needs external inputs is the test tool to generate 1-N pre-defined
> > inputs. There "should" be one laying around at the shop which was
> > originally used to validate the product.
> There's nothing wrong with having a standalone program at all from a
> technical standpoint. The question arose because of the bug showing up a
> little more often recently, and a work deadline to release a version soon
> - so
> I was looking for a quick method to verify that my fix for the issue works.
> I have a log of the data that produced the problem. I thought if I had a
> way to playback that log without changing any of my serial port / parsing
> code, that would be the quickest way to test the fix, without risking
> generating
> new bugs, by either having to modify my existing code, or having to write a
> separate sender program.
> And I can guarantee there wasn't a tool laying around the shop, but as of
> yesterday, there's now one in development!
> Sean
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