Martin Lund had provided tio, a simple TTY terminal I/O applications.
“tio” is a simple TTY terminal application which features a straightforward command line interface to easily connect to TTY devices for basic input/output.
The command line interface features the following options:
$ tio --help
Usage: tio [<options>] <tty device>
-b, --baudrate <bps> Baud rate (default: 115200)
-d, --databits 5|6|7|8 Data bits (default: 8)
-f, --flow hard|soft|none Flow control (default: none)
-s, --stopbits 1|2 Stop bits (default: 1)
-p, --parity odd|even|none Parity (default: none)
-o, --output-delay <ms> Output delay (default: 0)
-n, --no-autoconnect Disable automatic connect
-l, --log <filename> Log to file
-m, --map <flags> Map special characters
-v, --version Display version
-h, --help Display help
In session, press ctrl-t + q to quit.
The only option which requires a bit of elaboration is perhaps the –no-autoconnect option.
By default tio automatically connects to the provided device if present. If the device is not present it will wait for it to appear and then connect. If the connection is lost (eg. device disconnects) it will wait for the device to reappear and then reconnect.
However, if the –no-autoconnect option is provided tio will exit if the device is not present or exit if an established connection is lost.
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