SoftwareSerial is currently not supported on the Arduino IDE for Edison
Is this still true?
If so why put the libraries in? A class library seems to have been created which appears to want to defferentiate between avr and x86 but the examples provided don't compile any better than my previously working sketch.
To continue on this topic, I'd like to understand what Intel wants to do with this device.
Yocto seems pretty useless as-is.
If the Arduino library doesn't contain basic stuff like SoftwareSerial it is pretty useless too.
What's the strategy? If any.
Any suggestions or advice on how we should read serial input from a device ... like a GPS, for example?
If SoftwareSerial is not supported ... it kinda sounds like that's impossible (without a little miniature human with teeny-tiny monitor and a eenie weencie keyboard reading serial text and typing it into the Edison).
Please help. Thanks.
Being looking into it to see if I could write something equivalent - and can see that Software serial is not supported as its an emulated Arduino environment - and the timings are never going to be as accurate as the real hardware. I don't think it will be possible to port because of this.
But the Real UART on Pin 0/1 is fine though...