binary updates

Aaron Stone aaron at
Tue Dec 18 19:41:07 UTC 2007

I couldn't remember about the Status field. I had a FIXME in the first
version of the doc, but I don't think it got clarified (sorry if I missed
a comment from you about that) so I just made the field sizes look
identical to the request structure.


On Tue, Dec 18, 2007, Dustin Sallings <dustin at> said:

> 	I *think* I've updated my python client and server for the new binary  
> protocol definitions as found in the protocol document.
> 	One deviation that I saw was that the documentation listed the status  
> code as 16 bits instead of 8.     I implemented it as documented, but  
> that's probably not right.
> 	Anyone who wants to do client or server work (or better, validate my  
> work), can grab the latest version here:
> 	If you just run ./, you'll have a server listening on  
> port 11212 ready to speak the protocol as I understand it.  Obviously,  
> the goal is compliance and not performance.
> -- 
> Dustin Sallings


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