[newbie] trying socket as a replacement for nc
davea at davea.name
Fri Dec 13 01:52:59 CET 2013
On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:27:16 -0800, Dan Stromberg
<drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 6:16 AM, Grant Edwards
<invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
> I haven't done a lot of UDP, but are you pretty sure UDP can't at
> least fragment large packets? What's a router or switch to do if
> Path MTU isn't large enough for an original packet?
A router doesn't talk udp or tcp, it deals with ip packets, which it
IS permitted to fragment.
Conversely the udp layer in the os doesn't care about MTU.
More information about the Python-list