Software serial polling version

Hi ppl,

I am looking for the old Software serial library.

The polling version, not the interrupt driven one.

Can anyone point me to that version?

Best regards

Luís

all old IDE releases are here - http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software - so you can pick the one you like

newSoftwareSerial is a great work; still, when trying to use this with ATmega32+arduino bootloder it fails as ATmega32 doesn’t has the PCINT feature.

Is there anything in the newSoftwareSerial library that would enable to use it in polling mode too?

I tried going back to old IDE but that doesn’t has a variant option so that ATmega32 can be added. and old library doesn’t has functions like readString() too which is quite helpful.

Is there anything in the newSoftwareSerial library that would enable to use it in polling mode too?

No. The old (pre 1.0) version failed miserably when the Arduino was doing other things, causing lost software serial data.

and old library doesn't has functions like readString() too which is quite helpful.

But you CAN read the characters one at a time and make you own string, and process it when your definition of string is met.

You might look at AltSoftSerial. Or get a real Arduino.

Have a look at yet another software serial. It may be adaptable for your needs.

...R