Using UNIX sockets with Erlang

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Sep 18 20:26:47 CEST 2001

Hi Jérôme,

>   I'd like to use UNIX socket with Erlang but I did not
>   find any module (both within the release and in contribs)
>   supporting this.
>   Can someone enlighten me? Has someone already implemented this?

There is a driver for UNIX domain sockets in the examples directory of the
kernel application. I would guess it should basically work but I've never
tested it or used it, and I'm pretty certain Ericsson don't test it

There are some (incomplete) docs about it at:

Good luck,

> -- 
> Jérôme Marant <>
>               <>

This email (including attachments) is confidential.  If you have received
this email in error please notify the sender immediately and delete this
email from your system without copying or disseminating it or placing any
reliance upon its contents.  We cannot accept liability for any breaches of
confidence arising through use of email.  Any opinions expressed in this
email (including attachments) are those of the author and do not necessarily
reflect our opinions.  We will not accept responsibility for any commitments
made by our employees outside the scope of our business.  We do not warrant
the accuracy or completeness of such information.

More information about the erlang-questions mailing list