Reading only most current packet

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    Reading only most current packet

    is there a way to only read the most current packet in a line up or only certain packets?

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    Data is not guaranteed to arive in the exact same packets as it was sent. It will however arive in the same order. You can read in all waiting data into a buffer and handle whichever peice of information you want.

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