shell vs. process

Luis luis at anachreon.co.uk
Mon Oct 9 17:37:19 CDT 2006


ICMPd is the daemon ('shell app') that runs the request over that  
port. It would be a case of recreating the ICMPd functionality in  
Rev, all it's doing is sending specifically formed packets over that  
port that servers/routers/etc running their own ICMPd will respond to.

It's a small app. If anyone else is interested then I might have a  
look at the code (should be able to get a hold of the C/C++ source  
code) and attempt to translate it to Transcript. Not too sure how  
tight I can get the timings, but it should be accurate enough.

Cheers,

Luis.


On 9 Oct 2006, at 17:42, Trevor DeVore wrote:

>
> On Oct 8, 2006, at 10:34 AM, Luis wrote:
>
>> Hiya,
>>
>> Ping runs over ICMP, the ICMPD to be precise (Port 5813) and  
>> insofar as I can see we can open
>> sockets in Revolution.
>
> Only TCP and UDP protocols.  There doesn't seem to be a way to  
> specify ICMP.  I've been meaning to file a feature request for this  
> but haven't done so yet.
>
> -- 
> Trevor DeVore
> Blue Mango Learning Systems - www.bluemangolearning.com
> trevor at bluemangolearning.com
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