[erlang-questions] Switching and Routing protocols

Sargun Dhillon <>
Sun Aug 31 01:46:25 CEST 2008

Apparently gen_udp does support multicast, but it isn't in the
documentation. Does anyone know where one may find documentation
regarding multicasting with gen_udp?

2008/8/28 mog <>:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 04:37:29PM -0700, Sargun Dhillon wrote:
>> protocol Erlang is great. Regarding OSPFd/RIP (other (broad/multi)cast
>> IGPs) the gen_udp module doesn't implement multicast last time I
>> checked. Unless this has changed you'll need to write an external port
>> driver for this purpose.
>> We'd love to hear your attempts at routing protocols in Erlang.
> I can't speak to the rest of this email but multicast support is available in erlang as of r11b3 i know for sure probably earlier.
> Mog
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