Wonderful example, VinsWorldcom
Right you are; IPv6 should indeed be considered. I hadn't really blocked the whole process out yet. As I wanted to first look at just how it be best implemented up front -- what all the possibilities that might be available.
I too used Socket in my OP. As well as inet_aton. But hadn't (yet) bothered with IPv6 resolution. But will be adding it. Thank you for such an elaborate example ++ !
Thanks again, VinsWorldcom ! With yours, as well as the other excellent examples above. I feel pretty well armed for the task! :-)
Evil is good, for without it, Good would have no value
¡λɐp ʇɑəɹ⅁ ɐ əʌɐɥ puɐ ʻꜱdləɥ ꜱᴉɥʇ ədoH
Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
<code> <a> <b> <big>
<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
<dl> <dt> <em> <font>
<h1> <h2> <h3> <h4>
<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
<li> <nbsp> <ol> <p>
<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
<td> <th> <tr> <tt>
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor
Want more info? How to link
or How to display code and escape characters
are good places to start.