[erlang-questions] Return status of gen_udp send

Tim McNamara <>
Sat Jun 2 07:29:17 CEST 2012


Others can correct me.

AFAIK UDP is 'fire and forget'. You don't get the opportunity to check
whether the message was received, or even if there was someone there
to receive it.


On 2 June 2012 17:18, Arun Muralidharan <> wrote:
> A Remider. :) (As per Joe's suggestion on unanswered questions)
> -Arun
>
>
> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 10:34 PM, Arun Muralidharan <>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Folks!
>> Is there any way to detect if the packet sent by issuing the statement
>> "gen_udp:send" is really sent or got dropped because of buffer overflow in
>> the kernel .
>> I am using UDP socket with one of the option set as active once and both
>> send and receive buffer set to 2MB.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -A
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