[hobbit] Implement bb in perl

Ralph Mitchell ralphmitchell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 16:35:46 CEST 2008

On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Joshua Gatcomb <joshua.gatcomb at gmail.com>wrote:

> Salutations,
> For an insane reason beyond my control, it would be advantageous to me to
> re-implement the bb client executable (send single message to Hobbit) in
> perl.
> I have looked at bb.c which includes libbbgen.h which includes sendmsg.h
> etc etc
> While I know I could eventually get through all the C, it would be easier
> for me if there was a design document explaining the client message format.
> Then using the man page on bb, I could just implement it from scratch.
> Does anyone know if alternatives to the compiled bb executable exist
> (preferrably one in perl)?
> Does anyone know if a design document that explains the message format or
> is the source the reference?
> Does anyone have any pointers for the best way to go through this exercise
> of insanity?
> Cheers,
> Joshua Gatcomb

You could start with this:


Ralph Mitchell
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