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Mininet api documentation

lantz edited this page Oct 17, 2015 · 8 revisions

Mininet's modules and Python API are documented using Python documentation strings which may be accessed from Python's regular help() mechanism. For example,

>>> from mininet.node import Host
>>> help(Host.IP)
Help on method IP in module mininet.node:
IP(self, intf=None) unbound mininet.node.Host method
        Return IP address of a node or specific interface.</verbatim>

You may also wish to generate HTML (and PDF) documentation using doxypy:

sudo apt-get install doxypy help2man texlive texlive-latex-extra
cd ~/mininet
make doc

For your convenience, we've already done this for you and uploaded the HTML to

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