[erlang-questions] SCTP incompatible change vote

mog <>
Sat Jan 26 04:18:39 CET 2008


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Kip Macy wrote:
> As far as I can tell it was fixed long long ago in the primary SCTP
> stack used by most other operating systems. Probably before Erlang
> even had SCTP support. This is only coming up now as a result of
> Erlang's primary platform being Linux. I wasn't even aware that
> adpation had ever been used until I tried unsuccessfully to compile
> Erlang on FreeBSD after Joe's book came out.
> 
>  -Kip
> 
> On Jan 25, 2008 6:07 PM, Bruce Fitzsimons <> wrote:
>> Raimo Niskanen wrote:
>>> Regarding the 'adaption' -> 'adaptation' spelling change
>>> in the lksctp API:
>>>
>>>
>> I vote for option 1, although can we also have the author of the api
>> change hung, drawn, and quartered? Please?
>>
>> <rant>
>> The original spelling wasn't wrong, and the ripple of consequences is
>> more like a tidal wave when cross-version compatibility is taken into
>> account.  This inconsistency, rather than the "misspelling", is going to
>> permeate the SCTP world for years to come.
>>
>> Grrr. I may have done similar on codebases under my control once (a real
>> spelling mistake), but I'd never do it again :-(
>> </rant>
>>
>> Raimo, thanks for taking the time to clean it up for Erlang.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Bruce
>>
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The configure script should set sctp to off its under version 1.0.7 i
believe

Mog
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