Re: blocked call using UDP

"Oliver Wong" <>
Fri, 26 May 2006 18:54:07 GMT
"Gordon Beaton" <> wrote in message

On 25 May 2006 05:03:10 -0700, sarath wrote:

i am using a web application and i have to talk to a different
server through UDP. The problem that i find is, i want that
communication to be request/response, Like the one used by JDBC. ie,
when i send a request, i need the reply in that line of the code
itself as if it is a function call.

for instance,the execute method of the statement object fetches the
data from the server, makes it in the format specified by JDBC and
gets the control back to the same line. anyone has any idea how that
is done ? any help would be appreciated...

Write a method that fills a datagram with the request data, sends it
to the remote, waits for the reply datagram, extracts the reply data,
and finally returns a value to the caller.

Your application will make a single call to your method, and it
appears to occur "all on the same line".

    This method that you'll write should probably be declared as throwing an
exception or two, in case you time out while waiting, or the your Internet
connection fails, or various other problems crop up.

    - Oliver

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