[erlang-questions] Clarify: does R12B ssl listener accept existing socket ?

Jakob Cederlund <>
Thu Dec 6 11:17:13 CET 2007

Well, since the new prerelease ssl uses gen_tcp, the option {fd, int()} 
is available. (I haven't tested it though.) Note that this applies only 
to the new ssl, you have to supply the option {ssl_imp, new} to 
ssl:listen and ssl:connect.

Roberto Saccon wrote:
> nobody answered, but now that R12B has been released, just asking again ...
> On Nov 28, 2007 1:01 PM, Roberto Saccon <> wrote:
>> I took a look at the sources, saw that ssl has been completely
>> rewritten, but did not  manage to understand, whether and how it is
>> possible to pas an existing file descriptor (e.g.: provided by
>> fd_server) of an open socket to the ssl listener.
>> regards
>> --
>> Roberto Saccon
>> http://rsaccon.com

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