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Rocks

http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~zandy/rocks/
Protects sockets-based applications from network failures

Rocks (Reliable Sockets) protects sockets-based applications from network failures, especially those common to mobile computing (link failures, IP address changes, and extended periods of disconnection). Rock-enabled programs keep running after these events; their broken connections recover automatically (even when one end of the connection has a new IP address), without loss of in-flight data, when connectivity returns. The program also authenticates the resumed connections. It works entirely at user level and is transparent to ordinary applications.





Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLJanet Casey6 November 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Victor Zandy Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:rocks@cs.wisc.edu
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:zandy@cs.wisc.edu
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/rocks
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/rocks


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.



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