SO_REUSEPORT and gen_tcp

Fredrik Thulin <>
Mon May 22 08:12:22 CEST 2006

On Saturday 20 May 2006 12:00, Andrew Lentvorski wrote:
> Can someone help me out?  I seem to be missing the function which
> would allow me to set the SO_REUSEPORT flag in gen_tcp.
> I see the:
> {reuseaddr, Boolean}
>      Allows or disallows local reuse of port numbers. By default,
> reuse is disallowed.
> line.  But no matching {reuseport, Boolean}.

Even though it's called reuseaddr, the documentation you quoted above 
says it is about port numbers. reuseaddr is, in my experience, 

Btw, if you're into NATs (which I'm not), you might be interested in 
STUN. I have a basic STUN server written in Erlang in the YXA source 


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