[fpc-pascal] Library for network calculations

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Apr 3 11:58:45 CEST 2011

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Apr 2011, Frank Church wrote:
>> Is there an fpc library for TCP/IP network calculations, like 
>> computing subnets, broadcast address etc.
> Not to my knowledge. The netdb and resolve units contain some resolving 
> logic.
> Patches to implement this kind of functionality are definitely welcome.

Most definitely welcome. I've hacked around with this sort of thing a 
bit- sliding subnet masks around to try to find responding UDP systems 
the other side of a router- and it was unpleasant, particularly when it 
had to work on both little- and big-endian systems.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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