[fpc-pascal] Thoughts on Shell Approach to TCP Sockets

Coyo Stormcaller coyo at darkdna.net
Thu Mar 19 09:39:49 CET 2015

On 03/19/2015 02:27 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> If I may suggest, if you simply want to invoke a program with a socket 
> as standard input,
> you can just use (x)inetd, it comes by default on all unix 
> installations, and does just that: it is started by init, manages 
> TCP/IP connections and spawns off a program to handle the connection 
> with the socket handle as standard input/output.
> Why reinvent the wheel ?

Synapse sounds interesting. an entire TCP/IP stack written in Object 
Pascal. It sounds like fun to play with, and I've actually been looking 
around for a userspace TCP/IP stack for a VPN project of mine.

Thank you for the advice! You were very helpful! ^_^

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