[Lazarus] Using SdpoSerial, how to clear buffers?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 23:43:11 CET 2010

On Thu, 04 Nov 2010 23:23:56 +0100, Bo Berglund
<bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:

>I have started to code using the SdpoSerial component and now I am in
>need of a way to clear the receive and transmit buffers.
>I have not found any useful method in the TSdpoSerial object but it
>exposes the underlying SynSer component so by testing this I found two
>  FComm: TSdpoSerial;
>  ...
>  FComm.SynSer.Flush
>  FComm.SynSer.Purge
>What does these methods do? Are they useful to get rid of stuff in the
>comm buffers when starting over with the communication protocol?
Never mind,
I found the answer in the synaser sourcefile:
Purge will clear the buffers, Flush will not.

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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