[erlang-questions] EPMD enhancement

Sergei Golovan <>
Tue Nov 12 06:07:05 CET 2013


Hi!

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Ilya Shcherbak <> wrote:
> Hello,
> well known that EPMD has a some challenges. The main issue that the control
> connection and data transfer is the same. So that it would be great to have
> another EPMD implementation.

If we talk about EPMD, I'd like to add another problem with the
current design. It really can't be used in multiuser environment
because the first user who runs a distributed Erlang node will spawn a
epmd process (and will be able to kill it bringing the entire node
down).

Cheers!
-- 
Sergei Golovan



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