From: Thomas Herzog <s_herzog@we...> - 2002-07-01 09:37:18
Is it possible, while WinLIRC runs, to write to the socket by a "external"
application running on a remote machine? (I thought of a JAVA applet or
That means, does WinLIRC LISTEN on the port it writes to?
I try to write a program, that sends Strings directly to this port to
control a machine both via IR (done by WinLIRC itself) and via LAN (done by
The problem is, while WinLIRC runs, it holds its socket as server, another
application cannot use this socket, as it is occupied already by WinLIRC..
> That means, does WinLIRC LISTEN on the port it writes to?
WinLIRC listens on port 8765. Other applications connect to it. It's
how TCP/IP always works. Only one application can listen on any port
at a given time.