[erlang-questions] Peername of a closed TCP socket

Malcolm Dowse malcolm@REDACTED
Tue May 26 17:39:46 CEST 2009


When a TCP client disconnects very soon after connecting to an Erlang
server, is there any reliable way of getting the client's remote address?

The inet:peername/1 function returns an error if the socket in question has
closed. As a result, I can't find any better solution than to refactor the
code so that inet:peername/1 is called as soon as possible after the

Thanks in advance,

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