IP/UDP Sockets in REV

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Sun Jul 25 14:11:41 CDT 2010


Ewan,

If you could keep us posted or consider writing a post document about your
experience interfacing with ATC stuff. It is always good to hear about those
developments.

If you need any network help, send us a note.

Cheers
andre

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 3:40 PM, Ewan Richardson <ewan at supremis.co.uk>wrote:

> Im in the process of writing some tools for ASTERIX radar data (air traffic
> control stuff).
>
> The most basic form of this can be UDP over a network. So I can safely
> assume that there will be a header of around 28 bytes on the beginning of
> the message generated by rev.
>
> That's fairly good news for me, as I have enough to do without checksums!
> Have also run the output through wireshark, which answered my own question!
>
> Already had limited success today with the protocol, so ill keep working
> though it.
>
> Thanks for your time.
>
> Ewan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Andre Garzia
> Sent: 25 July 2010 16:12
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: IP/UDP Sockets in REV
>
> I think the inquire was related to UDP which is unreliable by default, so
> while the checksums and headers guarantee the integrity of a single
> datagram, the nature of UDP itself is unreliable by design, still, I like
> unreliable things, it adds to the adventurous fellings, you should see my
> own personal tools...
>
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Mark Schonewille <
> m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
>
> > Ewan,
> >
> > TCP creates the headers for you.
> >
> > If you mean HTML headers, yes you have to create those yourself when
> > using sockets, but not when using the put/get URL commands.
> >
> > If you want to connect to a server that requires special headers, then
> > you have to do this yourself and you will need to get a copy of the
> > protocol documentation for that server.
> >
> > Why do you ask? Are you having a problem with datagram sockets?
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Mark Schonewille
> >
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> >
> >
> > On 25 jul 2010, at 16:17, Ewan Richardson wrote:
> >
> >  Hi there, wondering if someone could help clarify something for me.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> When creating socket connections using the socket datagram
> >> connection, do you have to create the IP header and UDP header (and
> >> related checksums) within revolution, or does revolution take care of
> this for you?
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks for your time.
> >>
> >
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