[sldev] TransferRequest message

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Tue Nov 4 23:35:29 PST 2008

Thomas Grimshaw wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I've been trying to improve the protocol wiki a little, and i'm 
> looking for some help regarding the TransferRequest message. I've 
> browsed through llDataPacker.cpp but i'm having trouble making sense 
> of what i'm seeing as related to the outputted data.
> The "Parameters" part of the message appears to be packed as follows:
> 14 00 ASSET_KEY ASSET_TYPE 00 00 00
> Could somebody fill me in as to the unknown bytes? As i've mentioned 
> on the wiki:
> "/I'm guessing the 14 00 might be a UInt16 length indicator (which is 
> different from the standard variable specification which is 
> represented as a UInt8). The three bytes at the end may be flags or 
> padding./"
> https://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/TransferRequest
> Thanks

Its listed as variable 2, so yeah, 2 bytes for the length. Not sure what 
the bytes at the end would be> Might ask John Hurliman/Eddy Stryker if 
he's worked with it in libmov, or contact Tess Linden on IRC or at one 
of the AWG/ office hours about it.


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