[openbeosnetteam] Re: DHCP Progress Report

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 23:34:21 +0200 CEST

"David Enderson" <DEnderson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I also wanted to give a quick update on my status.  I haven't done 
> any
> coding yet, but my planning is basically done.  I've read the RFC 
> until
> I believe I have a good understanding of the basics.  I wanted to 
> make
> sure of that before I started coding.  :-)  If you calculate 
> percentage
> of completion based on estimated time expendature, then you could
> consider me 10% done.  If you estimate completion based on lines of 
> code
> written, then it is 0% for now.

Great, at least if you keep willing to fulfil your assignment, that 
would be counted as 10% over here :)

> I have a question.  I've dug up a bunch of public domain code (no 
> GPL)
> to show me how to do send and receive UDP packets.  In the past when
> I've done sockets programming I noticed that not all my networking 
> code
> worked on Be the way it did on Linux.  Is there anything special I
> should know about sending and receiving UDP packets in Be?  What
> libraries do I have at my disposal?

I'd say: just do it the way you've learned, and if that doesn't work, 
we'll fix the kit until it does? :)


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