Re: InterPort Communications

From: Patrick Dughi (
Date: 03/09/00

On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Pat O'Laughlin wrote:

> On a developing MUD with more than one port it would be alot easier for
> some sort of feature that would allow for communication (wiznet, tell,
> etc) and other things (who, etc) between ports.  An example, I could
> type who -b and it would be nice if the MUD would display who is on the
> port that I am on and the other port (building port).  Now, I have a few
> ideas about this, but I know there has to be a better way than writing
> data to a file every once in a while for both ports to get its
> information from.  I also have the idea that some sort of socket
> connection could be established between the two ports allowing for
> communication in that form.  Can someone give me some pointers?

        Yup, there are alot of better ways.  Matter of fact, i've got a
book right here which (aside from the stevens books) seems to be well
fitted to this purpose : "Interprocess communications in Unix" by ..and no
laughing.. John Shapley Gray.


     | Ensure that you have read the CircleMUD Mailing List FAQ:  |
     |  |

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : 04/10/01 PDT