shell vs. process
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Tue Oct 10 11:11:42 EDT 2006
On Oct 10, 2006, at 1:24 AM, Dar Scott wrote:
> On Oct 9, 2006, at 11:52 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
>> Any of you network gurus know if ping is possible with Rev right
>> now using sockets?
> The short answer is no.
> Well, sometimes things sneak into Rev when I'm not looking.
> Some computers have some service you can use like a ping and some
> are ping-like. I imagine the pinging computer might have a local
> service for doing pings. I don't think those count.
> I have blocked ping on some servers, but normally this is and
> should be on.
> I'd use shell() with the ping utility on OS X and Windows.
That is what I have been using too. I just thought it would be neat
to have our own little socket version. I think I am going to
incorporate Sarah's method for not locking things up. That was a
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