[fpc-pascal]TCP client required... List still active??

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Mon Oct 6 09:08:27 CEST 2003

On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, George Patterson wrote:

> Sorry about the noise but is this list active??
> I am trying to write a simple tcp/ip client but can not find anything
> in the 'net (using Google anyway). I did find a server code in the fpc
> archives but no clients. (This could be a good demo, perhaps with code
> that would set text revived from one ip address to the others like a
> simple talker room.)
> The client will connect to the server and retreive values (similar to
> snmp) and act upon them ie modifying other values or performing action
> via USB(ignore the USB aspect for the purpose of discussion.)
> Even just some pointers on chnaging the server code into a client.

The pfinger example that comes with the inet unit or the
netdb unit give code for clients.

If you want more extensive functionality, the synapse package
(I think it is in the contributed units list) gives a full set of TCP/IP
components. It works with FPC.


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