[Mono-list] SCI Sockets

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Mon, 28 Mar 2005 23:49:43 -0500


> http://www.dolphinics.com/products/software/sci_sockets.html
> They already have wrappers (libkscisock) as it's described here
> http://www.dolphinics.com/pdf/datasheet/Dolphin_socket_4p.pdf
> So, my question is: Is it possible to create additional flag AF_SCI in AdressFamily in order to use it in the following way:
> Socket s = new Socket( AddressFamily.AF_SCI, ... );
> .. // The usage of this type of sockets is the same as usual
> I know, that this flag doesn't exists in the .Net 1.1 specification, but we really need this ability for our HPC applications.

It should not be hard to add this flag;  It requires changes to the
runtime and the libraries, am not sure if we want to put those changes
directly into Mono though.

It depends on the quality of the patch I guess.