[erlang-patches] erl_call can now use an IP address for remote node name

Björn Gustavsson <>
Mon Oct 4 15:22:14 CEST 2010


On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Julien Barbot <> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> erl_call was not able to connect to a remote node when the specified node
> with -name contained an IP address.
>
> The previous inet_addr/htonl calls were not working with ip addresses.
>
> Here is the small patch:
>
> git fetch git://github.com/klyr/otp.git erl_call_get_hostent
>

The build fails on Windows like this:

cc.sh -MD -O2 -Wall -I. -I../include -Iconnect -Iencode -Idecode
-Imisc -Iepmd -Iregistry -Iwin32   -Ilegacy -DWIN32_THREADS
-D_WIN32_WINNT=0x0500 -DWINVER=0x0500 -o
/ldisk/daily_build/otp_norel_pu_win32_r14b01.2010-10-03_23/otp_src_R14B01/lib/erl_interface/bin/win32/erl_call.exe
prog/erl_call.c prog/erl_start.c \

-L/ldisk/daily_build/otp_norel_pu_win32_r14b01.2010-10-03_23/otp_src_R14B01/lib/erl_interface/obj/win32
-lei_md   -lsocket
erl_call.o : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _inet_pton
referenced in function _get_hostent
C:/cygwin/ldisk/daily_build/otp_norel_pu_win32_r14b01.2010-10-03_23/otp_src_R14B01/lib/erl_interface/bin/win32/erl_call.exe
: fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals


I will drop the branch from pu.

-- 
Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB


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