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From:
shakil
Date:
April 12, 2005 11:14
Subject:
Re: New mobile agent building modules for Perl
Message ID:
20050412162024.28512.qmail@lists.develooper.com
hmmmm

"Paul Barry" <paul.barry@itcarlow.ie> wrote in message
news:3EDCCA55.5090602@itcarlow.ie...
>
> Hi all!
>
> Ok - swallows hard - here goes.
>
> I've spent the last little while working on a new mobile agent system
> for Perl.  Called "Scooby", it provides for reliable and secure
> (authenticated and encrypted) transportation of "strongish" mobile
> agents from computer to computer.  For more details, please visit the
> Scooby website at:
>
>     http://glasnost.itcarlow.ie/~scooby/
>
> and read the Installation/Configuration instructions, in addition to
> "The Scooby Guide", which is a programmers guide for mobile agent
> writers (available as a PDF).  The software can also be downloaded from
> here (it will be added to CPAN soon).
>
> Note that Scooby has some heavy module requirements (mainly brought
> about by the use of the Crypt::RSA module, which has LOADS of prereqs).
>   You will also need to have MySQL running to support the Key Server.
> At the moment, it ONLY works with 5.6.1 of Perl, as anything else has
> given me problems.  (My 5.8.0 installation of Perl has problems with
> Crypt::RSA, unfortunately).
>
> At the moment, I'd classify the maturity of this code as "beta".
>
> Have fun!  And, of course, let me know what you think.
>
> Paul.
>
> --
> Paul Barry, Institute of Technology, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Ireland.
> E-mail: paul.barry@itcarlow.ie   Telephone: +353+59+9170400.
> Book: "Programming the Network with Perl", Wiley, 2002.
> Book Website: http://glasnost.itcarlow.ie/~pnb/index.html
> Personal Website: http://glasnost.itcarlow.ie/~barryp/index.html
>
>



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