multicast_lock 0.0.5

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Flutter plugin adding ability to access MulticastLock which is required for receiving broadcast and multicast UDP packets

Example code


  multicast_lock: any

example dart code:

import 'package:multicast_lock/multicast_lock.dart';

void main() {
  final multicastLock = new MulticastLock();
  // example listener code
  final socket = await RawDatagramSocket.bind('', 1900);
  socket.multicastHops = 10;
  socket.broadcastEnabled = true;
  socket.writeEventsEnabled = true;
  socket.listen((RawSocketEvent event) {
    if (event == {
      final datagramPacket = _socket.receive();
      if (datagramPacket == null) return;

  // ...
  // we should release lock after listening


  • isHeld()
  • proper singleton


  • initial release

Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

  multicast_lock: ^0.0.5

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:

$ flutter packages get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter packages get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:multicast_lock/multicast_lock.dart';
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0.0.5 Sep 13, 2018 Go to the documentation of multicast_lock 0.0.5 Download multicast_lock 0.0.5 archive
0.0.4 Sep 13, 2018 Go to the documentation of multicast_lock 0.0.4 Download multicast_lock 0.0.4 archive
0.0.3 Sep 13, 2018 Go to the documentation of multicast_lock 0.0.3 Download multicast_lock 0.0.3 archive
0.0.2 Sep 13, 2018 Go to the documentation of multicast_lock 0.0.2 Download multicast_lock 0.0.2 archive
0.0.1 Sep 13, 2018 Go to the documentation of multicast_lock 0.0.1 Download multicast_lock 0.0.1 archive
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We analyzed this package on Nov 14, 2018, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.0.0
  • pana: 0.12.6
  • Flutter: 0.11.3


Detected platforms: Flutter

References Flutter, and has no conflicting libraries.

Maintenance suggestions

The description is too short. (-20 points)

Add more detail about the package, what it does and what is its target use case. Try to write at least 60 characters.

Maintain an example. (-10 points)

Create a short demo in the example/ directory to show how to use this package. Common file name patterns include: main.dart, example.dart or you could also use multicast_lock.dart.

Package is pre-v0.1 release. (-10 points)

While there is nothing inherently wrong with versions of 0.0.*, it usually means that the author is still experimenting with the general direction of the API.


Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=2.0.0-dev.68.0 <3.0.0
flutter 0.0.0
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11
meta 1.1.6
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8