Announce: Client server tutorial

Luke Gorrie luke@REDACTED
Mon Oct 6 14:25:48 CEST 2003

Joe Armstrong <joe@REDACTED> writes:

>   Why I wrote this was because  I wanted a low level IP interface, and
> needed a simple way of writing  a bridge between a high level protocol
> (like TCP)  and a  much lower level  where I  can send and  receive IP
> packets directly - and that you can't do in Erlang :-(

In the Jungerl there is a 'tuntap' application. It's a linked-in
driver for creating virtual Linux network devices which you implement
in Erlang, either at IP-level ('tun') or ethernet-level ('tap'). It
works great - we've used it extensively at work.


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