[erlang-questions] UNIX streams and Erlang ports

Vance Shipley vances@REDACTED
Mon Feb 5 22:52:40 CET 2007

I wrote a linked in driver for a STREAMS based device driver(*)
a few years ago.  The interface was quite elegant IMHO.  At the
time I thought about seperating the generic STREAMS handling
into it's own driver module so it could be generally reused
however that didn't turn out to be all that practical.


(*) http://www.motivity.ca/netaccess

On Sat, Feb 03, 2007 at 01:04:27AM +0100, Robert Virding wrote:
}  What makes it especially interesting for us is that this was the model 
}  on which Erlang ports and i/o was based. Ports represent devices and 
}  applications communicate with devices by sending/receiving messages, 

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