[erlang-questions] Erlang crossplatform

Jesper Louis Andersen <>
Thu Feb 3 12:20:06 CET 2011


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:43, Matthias Lang <> wrote:

> I think basically all of Erlang works on Windows. Scraping for
> something non-trivial which might not work, I came up with SCTP:
>
>  http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/gen_sctp.html
>
> the manpage mentions the environments its been tested on, and Windows
> isn't one of them. But I haven't actually tried, because I don't use
> Windows.

Windows has notoriously bad SCTP support. This is unfortunate as it
hurts the adoption of a pretty nice protocol. BitTorrent would have
been happy with that protocol for instance.

-- 
J.


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