[erlang-questions] How to solve the blocking accept call in a tcp_listener process ?

Andrew Thompson <>
Wed May 20 02:33:30 CEST 2009


On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 12:38:45AM +0100, Oscar Hellstr?m wrote:
> An example of a generic accept loop (that can be used with OTP) can be 
> found here: http://code.hellstrom.st/hg.cgi/gen_tcpd/
> 
> You might not want to use this, but I got tired of rewriting the accept 
> loop every time... It was recently changed to have support acceptors as 
> well.
>

Any downside to replacing a gen_server using prim_inet with this? I
don't need extreme performance, just a non-blocking tcp accept loop.

Andrew



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