package require Tk
package require usbcontrolclient
set connectionObject [connect]
controlOp object args...
listUSBControlServers host prefix
The commands described in this page provide some simple, non object-oriented interfaces to the control server.
connect connects to the default port localhost control
server (localhost:27000), and returns a
controlClient object bound to that connection.
for information about what you can do with one of these objects.
Normally you set the return value of this command to a variable which is
then used as the base command for a command in the command ensemble
controlOp performs an operation on a control
server. The control server is encapsulated in
which is an instance of
The remaining parameters are a method name and its parameters.
For example, if you have a control object in the variable
server and want to set the value of the
george parameter of the driver instance named
tom to 3 you would:
listUSBControlServers returns a possibly empty list
of information about control servers registered with the port manager.
host identifies which host is being queried.
prefix identifies which type of server is being
requested. At this point it should be one of the values
VMUSBReadout or CCUSBReadout.
The returned value is a properly formatted Tcl list. Each element of the
list is a pair containing in order a string identifying the USB controller
that is connected to the server and the IP port on which that server is
listening. If the readout program was run on a specific interface by
--serial option, the controller identifer
is the serial number of the devices. If the readout program did not specify
--serial, the text FirstController
is provided. If the controller controlled via a network connection to
a usb controller server, the identifier is the name of the host on which
the server is running (value of the
the readout program is running with).