Writing a daemon

Brian Fahrlander brian at fahrlander.net
Sat Sep 8 19:09:36 UTC 2007

Hal Burgiss wrote:

>>     Does anyone have any history on how I might start something like this?
> If you just looking for something generic, you might consider netcat
> (nc), which does flexible network connection reading/writing. IIRC, I
> believe xinetd can force programs to listen on specified ports as
> well, if that works, eg a shell script which might just dump data upon
> connect.

   Yeah, that's one avenue I hadn't thought of, yet- and I probably
would have overlooked it, too.

   Right now I have some Perl fragments I'm gonna try- if that doesn't
work, it's netcat to the rescue.  :>


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