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From rufio <>
Subject Re: [net] Q about group archives and net
Date Mon, 22 Sep 2003 11:04:37 GMT
on Sun, 21 Sep 2003 13:33:49 -0400 "Daniel F. Savarese"
<> wrote:

> J2SE does not support ICMP/raw sockets so you can't implement ICMP
> echo requests in pure Java.

Then what would be acceptable solution?

Not jni, cause this would require root priveledges on unices,
but I think something like perlish net::ping::external would be fine.
It checks the OS and tryes to run system-specific ping command.

Would you accept such system dependant code in your Commons/net?

Regards, Rufio
nmap -sS -O -p80,81
Running: Linux 2.5.X
OS details: Linux Kernel 2.4.18 - 2.5.70 (X86)

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