[Haskell-cafe] Re: Low-level networking [Haskell not ready for Foo]

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Fri Jan 9 13:20:18 EST 2009

Dominic Steinitz wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen <at> complete.org> writes:
>>> Any idea how I get Haskell to send ICMP ECHO packets? (And, obviously, 
>>> receive the replies.)
>> SocketType claims to support Raw, which I think is the conventional
>> means for doing this.  Whether all the infrastructure for that is there,
>> I don't know.  I have never worked with raw sockets though, so I may be
>> leading you down a dark mugger-laden alley here 
> Here's an example of a Haskell version of ping, now sadly bit-rotted.
> Dominic.
> http://haskell.org/networktools/src/ping/test.hs

I have a worrying feeling this might be too Unix-specific to work on 
Windows. But I guess it's a start...

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