[ALUG] What's a fast way to check for something on LAN?

mick mbm at rlogin.net
Wed Feb 22 16:00:55 GMT 2017


On Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:25:41 +0000
Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> allegedly wrote:

> > 
> You've illustrated my problem perfectly!  That 3 seconds delay is the
> same delay I see using my original ping method.
> 
> I need to find out, fast, if 192.168.0.104 isn't on the LAN I'm
> connected to.  To do this I have to run your second case above which
> takes, like my ping, 3 seconds to execute.

WTF do you need to find out in 3 seconds? Will the world end if it
takes longer?

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