[Twisted-Python] New user, help needed with raw UDP packets

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Fri Apr 16 09:34:49 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 03:00, Richard Taylor wrote:

> I have been looking at how to subclass usp.Port to get what I want but I have 
> come up against a problem that looks like a show stopper to me. It does not 
> look like Python's socket library supports SOCK_RAW. I may be mistaken, but I 
> think that I need to put the socket into RAW mode to get the incoming headers 
> and to set my own headers on the outgoing packets. Without SOCK_RAW I am 
> stuffed.

Were you running as root? That would be a requirement.

Itamar Shtull-Trauring    http://itamarst.org
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