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Re^3: How to answer a UDP broadcast

by idsfa (Vicar)
on Jun 20, 2007 at 14:40 UTC ( #622265=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How to answer a UDP broadcast
in thread How to answer a UDP broadcast

You might want to consider using Net::UPnP for this task. Universal Plug and Play devices broadcast their existence and capabilities in UDP, advertising existing services (like web servers) and sending status messages. It seems exactly like what you are trying to do.

Oh, and each node broadcasts and listens on the same socket. Sorry, Trizor.


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Re^4: How to answer a UDP broadcast
by mje (Deacon) on Jun 21, 2007 at 10:13 UTC
    Thanks, I'll look into upnp.

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