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    Socket Programming in C

    Hello Folks,

    I am challanged with an interesting problem. The description is given below:

    On a linux box, I have to collect physical data on serial (RS232) port and send it to localhost ( port. Once there, I have to recollect and translate this data to a usable format.

    The problem is I am a novice in Socket programming. Can some shed some light (any thoughts are valuable) and give me a little guidence to accomplish this mission.


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    You should be able to find example code in C for just about any Linux implementation you care to google for, just try different keywords.

    BTW: Why not just process the data directly from the serial port? Why send it to a socket on the localhost?

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