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I would like to connect to a device using the OBEX protocol to pull a file off it from a CGI request

I have to use a Widows system but I do have Apache and ActivePerl to use. As part of a earlier phase, I was able to use plain serial communication which works perfectly with Perl. For this phase of the project the device speaks only OBEX.

A quick Google search brings up the Open OBEX site and their software. It comes with a non-CPAN perl module in the source but not the Windows binary download. I'm trying Cygwin at the moment with little luck but I'd prefer a working ActiveState Perl solution.

On CPAN there are a set of "alpha" modules that work with OBEX, e.g. Net::OBEX but they don't do device discovery and are a bit Spartan.

Has anyone communicated with an OBEX device from within Perl on a Windows machine? and if so what did you do to make it work?

As ever, thanks in advance for any suggestions...


In reply to Using OBEX Protocol on Windows with Perl/CGI by ajt

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