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EchoHam / Registration difficulties with password
« Last post by tnalpgge on December 12, 2015, 01:52:20 AM »
This will be more of a bug report, since I eventually achieved a successful registration and login.  Though I think it may be useful to share what I learned along the way.  I am doing this from a Mac Pro, late 2013 model, running OS X 10.9.5.  EchoHam reports its version as 1.10 (840).

My first attempts to register (I am not logged in at this point, the system does not know my password yet!) involved a 16-character password that ended in a double-quote (").  The rest of the password did contain both capital and lowercase letters, numbers, and other punctuation symbols, but no whitespace.  The login process would simply hang until the client complained that it was not able to connect.  After I removed the double-quote things appeared to work normally.

To me this suggests:
  • The double-quote character is not welcome in passwords.  Are there other unwelcome characters?
  • EchoHam does not handle 16-character passwords correctly, but shorter passwords are fine.
  • Whatever network protocol EchoLink uses for login does not properly handle passwords longer than a certain length.  This would be a server bug, not a client bug.
  • Some combination of the above.

Are there other reports of problems around password length, or specific password content?

I also discovered other authentication-related problems while attempting to debug this.  I would prefer to report them privately to a responsible party.  I can PGP encrypt if desired.
EchoHam / Re: EchoHam V2 - looking for beta testers
« Last post by VK2DY on December 09, 2015, 12:00:37 PM »

I am interested in trying out the beta.


EchoHam / Re: New version fo El Capitan?
« Last post by support on December 09, 2015, 10:11:24 AM »
EchoHam V2 will be compatible with El Capitan.
Please see this thread for further information.
EchoHam / EchoHam V2 - looking for beta testers
« Last post by support on December 09, 2015, 10:07:04 AM »
Coding for EchoHam V2 is happening now.
The user interface has undergone a major revamp and the code from the old EchoMac version has been completely discarded and replaced with code written specifically for OS X.
If you are interested in beta testing V2 before it goes on the AppStore please leave a reply in this thread and click the "Notify" button to receive updates from this thread.

V2 is now ready for beta testing.
If you have registered on this forum please make sure your email address is still valid so we can email you the Beta version.

Thank You
Serial Tools / Unable to re-open recent config file
« Last post by jcanning on December 01, 2015, 03:24:26 AM »
I've enjoyed using SerialTools on my Mac to connect to a USB serial port.  I am able to save configuration files, but I can't re-open them from the File > Open Recent menu.  When I use Open Recent, I get the error message "Could not find file.  File may have moved or have been deleted, or of the wrong type."  I can use the File > Open menu item, navigate to the config file using the browse files dialog, and successfully open it.  I can also open a OSX Finder window, navigate to the config file, double click it, and launch SerialTools with that configuration.  SerialTools only fails to find the file when using "Open Recent".

Interestingly, if I successfully open a config file, then close that session but keep Serial Tools running another session, and then ask to create a new session using Open Recent on the previously opened file, it works.  The failure happens only after launching the SerialTools program on another config file or with no config file.  In other words, Open Recent can re-open a config file that was used by the current program, just not in previous runs of the program. The failure doesn't seem to depend on the pathname to the config file.  It happens both on pathnames that include special characters (space, asterisk, apostrophe, etc.) and on those that don't include special characters.  I am using SerialTools Version 1.3 (141) on a Mac running OS X 10.10.5.

Also to correct the English of the error message, it should say "Could not find file.  File may have moved or have been deleted, or be of the wrong type."
EchoHam / Re: New version fo El Capitan?
« Last post by VK2DY on November 30, 2015, 07:29:46 AM »
I'm using Echolink for MS Windows in Wine until a new Echoham comes out. The interface is really clunky by it works perfectly. BTW it's more than just a version change, if I spoof the OS version the app loads but crashes.
EchoHam / Re: New version fo El Capitan?
« Last post by loonyhiker on November 29, 2015, 09:53:26 AM »

Will there be soon a new compiled verison from Echoham for the new OS El Capitan?



Just want to join the crowd in hoping for a new version for OS X. I will wait patiently but keeping my fingers crossed! I miss using this on my new laptop!
EchoHam / Re: New version fo El Capitan?
« Last post by support on November 12, 2015, 02:20:20 PM »
Sorry Mike, I'm a bit snowed under at the moment. Can't give you a date as yet.
EchoHam / Re: New version fo El Capitan?
« Last post by kb8zgl on November 12, 2015, 02:12:21 PM »
Looking forward to the El Capitan release.  Any idea when that may be?

Serial Tools / Re: Custom Baud Rates
« Last post by hmueller on October 09, 2015, 06:14:50 PM »
I would appreciate that too.

For ESP8266 (cool, small, cheap IoT device from Espressif) development I need 74880 baud, which is unfortunately not a standard baud rate. At the moment I can only use a daily build of the Arduino IDE with the build in Terminal. SerialTool is better so it would be great to have a custom baud rate.

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