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Re: RAW sockets

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: RAW sockets
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 14:38:44 +0100
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Romain Francoise <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
>> It would be nice if someone wrote a generic ping.el wrapper around
>> different ping programs on various platforms, passing the proper
>> set of parameters to make them do the right things...
> There's M-x ping from lisp/net/net-utils.el, I think it works on
> most systems.  This file also provides M-x traceroute, M-x finger,
> M-x whois, etc.

Thanks.  I had forgotten all about those utils.

In any case, my proposal was to create a more lisp-like api for this
which would allow _code_ to determine whether a given host responds to
ping.  Such an api should definitely use net-utils as a base.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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