Re: [dev] Re: Simple port scanner again (was: GSoC 2010)

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 12:49:38 +0000

On 4 March 2010 12:33, anonymous <> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 03:25:38PM -0600, wrote:
>> I think this is a good project idea, and it would prove more than useful
>> also im looking forward to the simple port scanner, these project ideas
>> have caugth my attention.
> I have already posted a thread about port scanner in this list. Here is
> the code:
> It can scan with TCP connect, raw TCP sockets and raw UDP sockets. There
> is no delay/timeout calculation, default delay is 1 second (like ping),
> obviously too high for most uses so it can be changed. Probably I should
> write some README and improve man pages.
> It's biggest problem is pthreads. main() starts scanning thread and
> outputs all scanned hosts until there is no hosts left. Then it waits
> for second thread and exits. pthreads is bad, but I don't know what is
> better.

What about fork()? Nowadays hardware is so powerful ;) fork() results
in nicer code ;)

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