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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] RAW-sockets
On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 05:50:07PM +0200, Oliver Bandel wrote:
> On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 05:27:45PM +0200, Oliver Bandel wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > 
> > how to use Eaw sockets from OCaml?
> > 
> > As in raw sockets I have to create the IP-header by myself
> > I'm wondering how.
> > 
> > IP normally uses 32Bit words, and the parts of it are not
> > necessarily byte or nibble oriented.
> > So I have to be able to set some bits directly.
> > But the OCaml int's is not complete 32 Bits.
> [...]
> 
> I have not found in the Unix-module an option for the sockets,
> that is eaquivalent to the IP_HDRINCL option, as described
> by Stevens in the Networking Programming Vol. I.
> 
> Isn't it possible in OCaml to create own IP-headers?
> So, do I have to go back to C to e.g. write ICMP packets?

Or will protocol = 1 (ICMP) automagically set up all IP-specific
stuff?
(But if so: how RAW can one work with that?)


TIA,
  Oliver