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v1.01, a simple MFC function to enumerate the serial ports installed
on your machine.
- Simple C style function interface.
- The code works on both Windows 95/98 and NT.
- The code is fully Unicode compliant and include Unicode built options in the
- To use the function in your code simply
#include "enumser.cpp" in your project and
#include "enumser.h" in which ever of your modules needs to make calls to the function.
- Your code will need to include MFC either statically or dynamically.
- To see the class in action, have a look at the main function in the module main.cpp.
v1.0 (3 November 1998)
v1.01 (23 February 1999)
- Code now uses
QueryDosDevice() if running on NT to determine which serial
ports are available. This avoids having to open the ports at all. It should operate a
lot faster in addition.
V1.02 (12 December 1999)
- Fixed a problem in the Win9x code path when trying to detect deactivated IRDA-ports.
When trying to open those, you will get the error-code ERROR_GEN_FAILURE.
- void ::EnumerateSerialPorts(CUIntArray& ports);
- ports -- Upon return this array will contain the port numbers of all the serial ports installed
on the computer.
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12 December 1999
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