simple network programming question

Andres Gonzalez gonzo at
Mon Jan 14 20:44:08 MST 2008

>> I am getting a "Permission denied" error (errno 13) when using
>> sendto() on a UDP socket.  Any idea what might be causing this?
>> code works fine on a Windows box but not on my linux box.
> Just a guess, but are you trying to send to a broadcast address?  If
> do you have the SO_BROADCAST socket option set?  This is a long shot
> because setting SO_BROADCAST mostly looks the same on linux and
> but I didn't see too many other EACCESS return points on the kernel
> side.

No, not trying to send to a broadcast address


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