Request for next net_kernel release: new switch "net_setuptime_millis"

Inswitch Solutions - Erlang Evaluation <>
Fri Jan 9 19:21:46 CET 2004


Hi Sean,

Are you using sctp in Erlang-node communication?


thanks,
Eduardo Figoli
INSwitch Solutions


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean Hinde" <>
To: "Patrik Nyblom" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: Request for next net_kernel release: new switch
"net_setuptime_millis"


>
> On 9 Jan 2004, at 15:03, Patrik Nyblom wrote:
> > TCP/IP is unfortunately not a protocol made for realtime
> > applications... That's what all this long timeout hazzle comes from. A
> > better network protocol would make things much funnier for Erlang, no
> > ticking, no timeouting etc... A reliable protocol that monitors the
> > links... a protocol designed not for web browsing but for telecom...
> > Sigh...  Timeouts shorter than 1 s could be useful though. I agree.
> > I'll add the possibility to define fractions of seconds to the
> > configuration.
>
> sctp is supported natively in the 2.6.x Linux kernels. Yay!
>
> Sean
>




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