On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 14:41, Maksim Yevmenkin wrote:
> yes. that is one example. but the real trouble with tty is the
> server application that wants to listen on wildcard address. for
> example Network Access point that listens on RFCOMM channel 1. no
> matter what client comes in the server will just accept connection
> on the socket, fork and run PPP in direct mode. 
> also there are other things besides PPP that use RFCOMM. OBEX
> is another example, where clients will put/get objects from
> the server.

OK, it is a pity you can't define variables when invoking PPP I guess :)

> > Still I guess you could just run 'ppp rfcomm' instead..
> it will only work for in RFCOMM client case. i do not know
> how to build server applications with tty interface (pty's
> do not count :)

Heh, I use birda for IRDA, it's strictly userland and uses pty's.. Works
really well :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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are so many of them to choose from."
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