BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 04-06-92 (13:07)             Number: 94
From: GEORGE KOCKE                 Refer#: 79
  To: STEVEN RANDLETT               Recvd: NO  
Subj: COMM PORTS                     Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
In a msg on <Apr 04 14:13>, Steven Randlett of 1:157/611 writes:

 SR> I recently attempted to write a door in QB.  I was attempting to
 SR> run it on a WWIV board.  I found that if I used the OPENed the COM port,
 SR> the program would operate fine UNTIL the program was completed.  For
 SR> some reason, when it CLOSEd the COMM port and exited back to the bbs,
 SR> it would instanly hang up the remote caller.  If I wouldn't OPEN the
 SR> COM port, it would return without hanging up the remote caller (the
 SR> remote caller saw nothing though). Why is it hanging them up if I
 SR> open the com port? Can I fix it? Any info would be appreciated.

The problem is that QB is messing around with the DTR
signal.  The fix is to find a driver called QBSerial that
you link your program with.  Works great.

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