[erlang-questions] PATCH for genericised TCP-socket packet parsing

Thomas Lindgren <>
Mon Feb 11 09:43:54 CET 2008


--- Tony Garnock-Jones <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Tony Garnock-Jones wrote:
> > How difficult might it be to support, in the C
> inet runtime, a new kind
> > of {packet, N} option for sockets, [...]
> 
> The answer is: given a bit of digging, not too
> difficult. See attached 
> patch, which is against R12B-0, and which implements
> a new TCP socket option
> 
>    {gen_packet, SizeLength, SizeOffset, SizeDelta}

I haven't tried it yet, but I like the idea.

Best,
Thomas




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