[erlang-questions] Dispatch arrived gen_udp messages

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Mar 7 10:02:10 CET 2011


I think you are looking for gen_udp:controlling_process/2
Please check the documentation (ex:


On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 09:54 +0100, Edward Wang wrote:
> I gen_udp:open/1 a udp socket in one process, gen_udp:send/4 some packets in
> another using that socket. It seems process that opens the socket gets
> arrived udp messages. Is there a way to get these udp messages dispatched to
> the process send them? Of course I can dispatch them myself. I just wonder
> if there's build-in mechanism to do the same.
> -Edward

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