Layer 2 socket connection

alisonken1 alisonken1 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 21:10:19 CEST 2007


On Aug 15, 12:05 pm, "Martin v. Löwis"
<snip>
> If your operating system supports the PF_PACKET protocol family, you
> can try to use that. Python only wraps the socket interface of the
> operating system, so if the system's socket implementation has no
> facility for that, Python cannot expose it to you, either.
>
> Regards,
> Martin

I take it this means "Non-Unix variants" may have problems :)

Thanks, Martin. I'll have a look at that.

I'm working on a Linux platform, but there may be a need later on to
work with an MS platform as well (something for the boss).




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