To: don-sourceforge@... (Don Cohen)
Subject: Re: [clisp-list] lisp:socket-stream-peer
From: Sam Steingold <sds@...>
Date: 23 May 2001 14:17:38 -0400
]> * In message <15115.64432.440488.815576@...>
]> * On the subject of "Re: [clisp-list] lisp:socket-stream-peer"
]> * Sent on Wed, 23 May 2001 11:04:32 -0700 (PDT)
]> * Honorable don-sourceforge@... (Don Cohen) writes:
]> > ext:socket-stream-peer is not a structure accessor.
]> Right. I want the structure accessor. Is there one?
]> If not, could it be added?
]> I want to know the IP address of the peer.
]> So please tell me how I can get the IP address of the peer.
]> Right now I have to use socket-stream-peer to get a string and
]> then parse that to reconstruct the address.
]what do you need this for?
]We consider the IP address to be a low level detail which should not
I can think of 2 reasons:
(1) to write it in a log (just want the ip address, can resolve it to a name
later if needed).
(2) to check that the connection is coming from an authorized place. Compare
the IP address to a list of acceptable users of the service, deny if it
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