[erlang-questions] Autogenerating node names

Per Hedeland <>
Sat Dec 13 11:17:50 CET 2008


"Robert Virding" <> wrote:
>
>2008/12/12 Per Hedeland <>
>
>> Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
>> >On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 09:24, Tony Rogvall <> wrote:
>> >>[ src]$ grep epmd /etc/services
>> >>epmd            4369/tcp    # Erlang Port Mapper Daemon
>> >>epmd            4369/udp    # Erlang Port Mapper Daemon
>> >>
>> >>Cool. When did this happend? I guess it's been there for a while?
>> >
>> >Since about exactly 4 years ago.
>>
>> Right, see http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers - though we
>> don't know how long it's been in /etc/services on your mac.:-) (Sadly
>> it's not there in a recent FreeBSD version, seems they don't add ports
>> above 1024 anymore.)
>
>
>It's not here in Ubuntu 8.10 either. :-(

FWIW, my successful grep was on a FC 5 system, i.e. almost 3 years old:

$ ls -l /etc/services 
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 362031 Feb 23  2006 /etc/services

Yeah I know, "Linux is just the kernel" and Ubuntu and Fedora are two
*completely* different OSes...:-)

--Per



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