[erlang-questions] Unbuffered/blocking gen_tcp send

Magnus Henoch <>
Fri Apr 17 17:54:08 CEST 2009


Matthias Lang <> writes:

> TCP has flow control, but it can't be controlled at the fine level you
> would like it to, i.e. down to whether a given "packet" has been
> received by an application at the other end or not.

Actually, it can.  The receiver acknowledges to the sender exactly which
bytes have been received.  However, I don't know of any TCP
implementation that makes that information available to the
programmer...

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