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If you need to use Perl, you'll probably get farthest by using the module hooks into libpcap, which implements raw socket functionality on *NIX and Windows. (A previous discussion of raw sockets in Perl is here).

Glancing at CPAN, there's NetPacket::ARP, but apparently encoding isn't implemented. Still, it shouldn't be too hard to finish that yourself since the meat of the decoder is in a fairly self-documenting call to unpack, which I imagine could be inverted fairly easily. Once you have the encoded packet, one or more of NetPacket::Ethernet, Net::PcapUtils, and Net::RawIP should help you get it on the wire.


In reply to Re: Creating an ARP Packet by athomason
in thread Creating an ARP Packet by Anonymous Monk

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