[ECOS] Project ideas for graduate course

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Tue Jul 31 10:01:00 GMT 2007


On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 11:49:58AM +0200, Klaas Gadeyne wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> [...]
>> Another idea would be to look at adding raw sockets to the TCP/IP
>> stack and then maybe BPF/libpcap. Using RAW sockets is something that
>> comes up every so often. The code was taken out of the stack when it
>> was ported to eCos. I don't think it will be too hard to put it back
>> in again and write some test programs, etc.
>
> FWIW, the eCos port of the EtherCAT master library 
> <http://ethercatmaster.berlios.de/>
> would probably benefit from such raw socket support (and it would give
> you a test case :-)

IANAL, but i would want to take a close look at the license agreement
before using this software.

Also, it is GPL, which is probably not what you want.

      Andrew

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