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Re: [vox-tech] Receiving an interrupt from a parallel port using xlib
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Re: [vox-tech] Receiving an interrupt from a parallel port using xlib

I'm not aware of any special x library or gnome abstractions.

In general.. interfacing with the parallel part involves reading, writing, and using ioctl calls on the character special device associated with it... usually /dev/lp0

Actually hooking into the interrupt would involve writing or modifying the device driver, but there are certainly ways to check status bits without doing that.

-- Mitch

On Monday, Mar 15, 2004, at 19:58 US/Pacific, Julie Russell wrote:

Hi everyone,

I have written an application in xlib that currently takes an xevent and
processes it from the keyboard. Due to changes in hardware constraints I now
have to take that event from a parallel port by receiving an interrupt. Does
anyone know how if you can receive this signal using x libraries, or the
best way to talk to the port via x? I would like to implement this without
making too many changes to the event handler and the architecture of the

Thanks in advance,

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