libserialport is a minimal, cross-platform shared library written in C that is intended to take care of the OS-specific details when writing software that uses serial ports.
It is licensed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 3 or later.
Supported operating systems
- Mac OS X
You can browse the API documentation of the library online.
Getting the code
$ git clone git://sigrok.org/libserialport
You can also browse the source code via gitweb.
- libudev (only needed on Linux)
- There are no dependencies at all on other OSes.
Building from source
$ ./autogen.sh $ ./configure $ make $ sudo make install
To examine problems related to libserialport, verbose debug output can be enabled by setting the environment variable LIBSERIALPORT_DEBUG to any value.