2009/8/20 Jim Lucas <li...@cmsws.com>:
> Lars Torben Wilson wrote:
>> 2009/8/19 Per Jessen <p...@computer.org>:
>>> Jim Lucas wrote:
>>> I probably wouldn't have chosen PHP for the first one, but there's no
>>> reason it shouldn't work. For the second one, did you mean to
>>> write "serial port"? That's a bit of a different animal, I'm not sure
>>> how far you'll get with php.
>>>> Here is what I have come up with so far. Looks to satisfying my
>>>> # END OF SCRIPT
>>> Looks good to me. It'll certainly do the job.
>> I agree with Per on all points--I probably wouldn't choose PHP as a
>> first choice for the first task, but the startup script you have shown
>> looks like a bog-standard startup script and should serve you well. I
>> haven't really gone over it with a fine-toothed comb though. Typos
>> etc. are still up to to you. :) Of course, the whole thing depends on
>> how tms_daemon behaves, but the startup script looks OK.
>> Can you explain in a bit more detail exactly what the second part (the
>> serial-network data logger) needs to do? I've written similar daemons
>> in C but not PHP--when I've needed to get something like that going
>> with a PHP script, I've used ser2net (which I linked to in an earlier
>> post) and been quite happy. Maybe you don't even have to do the hard
>> work yourself (or buy extra hardware to do it for you).
> As for the second project, I asked about it in the previous thread about
> the SMDR/CDR processor.
Sorry, missed that thread.
> Basically, I need to have a process that collects data via serial
> (USB|RS323), connects to a remote port, or listens and receives data
> from the PBX pushing it.
> The most common is the RS232 serial connection. Thats why I need to be
> able to listen on the local RS232 port for data coming from the PBX system.
> What I have built so far can connect to a remote machine, via a TCP/IP
> connection, and wait for data to be push out the specified TCP port.
> I haven't done it yet, but I know that I can easily build, using a
> different project as a base, the version that would connect to a local
> TCP/IP IP:PORT and wait for a PBX to send the data to that IP:PORT.
> After the data has been received, the process flow will be the same with
> all three methods. Parse it, sanitize it, store it.
> Hopefully that explains a little more.
In short, are you looking for a program which listens on a serial port
and a network port at the same time, and places any data received from
either into a database?
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