Kamaelia docs : Kamaelia.Internet.UDP.SimplePeer


For examples and more explanations, see the module level docs.

class SimplePeer(BasicPeer)

SimplePeer([localaddr][,localport][,receiver_addr][,receiver_port]) -> new SimplePeer component.

A simple component for receiving and transmitting UDP packets. It binds to the specified local address and port - from which it will receive packets and sends packets to a receiver on the specified address and port.


  • localaddr -- Optional. The local addresss (interface) to bind to. (default="")
  • localport -- Optional. The local port to bind to. (default=0)
  • receiver_addr -- Optional. The address the receiver is bound to - to which packets will be sent. (default="")
  • receiver_port -- Optional. The port the receiver is bound on - to which packets will be sent. (default=0)


  • control : NOT USED
  • inbox : Raw binary string data packets to be sent to the destination (receiver host,port)


  • outbox : (data,(host,port)) tuples for each packet received
  • signal : NOT USED

Methods defined here


You should be using the inbox/outbox interface, not these methods (except construction). This documentation is designed as a roadmap as to their functionalilty for maintainers and new component developers.

Methods inherited from Kamaelia.Internet.UDP.BasicPeer :


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