[OFFTOPIC] Computing the MTU

Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 12:15:00 +1100

Hi, all. Is there a portable way of determining the path MTU for a
TCP connection? What about for a UDP connection? I'd like to be able
to send UDP packets over congested networks with minimum packet loss
due to fragmentation. Can it be done?