[movitz-devel] 2 short, ip/udp related questions

Antonis Antoniadis antoniosantoniadis at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 14:04:36 UTC 2008

On 6/22/08, Robert Swindells <rjs at fdy2.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>  You wrote:
>  >1. What is the way to send packets of some given protocol to movitz?
> There isn't really a single way to generate protocol traffic.
>  Which protocol do you want to try ?
I wanted to try icmp, udp and tcp, to see if function ip input works
for all cases. Most important though for now would be udp. Should I
implement tftp before udp?

>  >2. I also asked this in the blog, do you think that after udp is
>  >working, it's worth the time/effort to create some way to transfer
>  >changes to a running movitz using udp? On one hand it will make
>  >development easier, but on the other hand I'll (try to) write tcp
>  >anyway also.
> Where is your blog ? The link you sent me just gives a blank page.
I am not sure whether I had to change the port for some reason after
sending the link, although I don't think so. Anyway, going to
www.recursively.org, and pressing the blog link from there, always
works, except in the seldom cases that the server is down.

>  I would think about making movitz be in control of any transfer
>  protocol and to use something that already exists so that you only
>  need to write one side of it.
>  The simplest protocol to implement would be TFTP.
Do I understand this correct, that you mean implement tftp to transfer
the changes, and don't bother more with udp (for this purpose of

>  Robert

Thanks a lot for the fast reply,

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