Thu Feb 3 11:18:42 CET 2005

On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 06:16:21PM -0300, leo lencioni wrote:
> I'am new to erlang, and I want to write a simple 
> ICMP ping logger as an example 
> I read the documentation and I found that erlang has 
> support for raw sockets. 

Wow, where did you read that. This was news to me anyway.

> 1) Can erlang generate and send an ICMP Echo request? 

Assuming the above is correct, sure. 

An alternative could
be to use the tun/tap driver found in jungerl, that could
sureley be used to introduce raw IP packets on the network.
To read the packet, you'd have to setup your routes i  such
a way so that return packets find their way up to userspace.


> 2) Where I can find an example? 

For RAW packets, nowhere I think !!


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