[BangPypers] checking return status of 'ping' in windows

Nikunj Badjatya nikunjbadjatya at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 16:43:13 CET 2012

Thanks for all the useful info ppl.
I am using .communicate() and then using re to match for the phrases.

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Sanjay Padubidri <sanjaypadubidri at gmail.com
> wrote:

> > Python implementation of ping that Noufal suggested is better, I think.
> Python Ping has the problem that you need root permission - any program
> that uses raw sockets has this issue. Another option is to try opening a
> socket to port 9 (the discard port).
> -Sanjay
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