[erlang-questions] inets services startup
Fri Apr 6 15:16:36 CEST 2007
Julian Fondren wrote:
> On 4/6/07, Serge <> wrote:
>> Are there any more elegant ways of embedding inets and
>> solving the described issue aside from patching the distribution?
> Why do you discard the solution of patching the distribution?
> It's quite easy to do; you can even have your patched module
> refuse to operate when other modules of its OTP application
> change versions, as in a OTP upgrade. Your patched module
> can live in its own space and just get loaded favorably with
Frankly I already have far too many OTP matches to deal with. Every
time there's a new OTP version released it becomes time consuming to
analyze changes and merge. In fact I am very glad that the OTP team
recently accepted our inet driver patches for SCTP support included in
R11B-4 - those were the most painful patches to maintain outside of the OTP.
The problem described in my last email sounds more like a flaw in inets
functionality that likely needs to be fixed. I may submit a patch but
if there is a workaround I am inclined to use the later.
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