[erlang-questions] EPMD enhancement

Serge Aleynikov <>
Tue Nov 12 14:17:35 CET 2013


You may also want to take a look at my patch (*) that extends functionality
of EPMD and net_kernel by allowing nodes to register multiple transport
protocols, and adds finer control over which transport to use for
connecting to a given node.

Regards,

Serge

(*) https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/121


On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 3:13 AM, Peter Lemenkov <> wrote:

> Hello All!
>
> 2013/11/12 Sergei Golovan <>:
>
> > 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).
>
> Sergei, are you in Moscow by any chance? If yes, then I'd like to
> invite you to the next Moscow Golang Users Meetup which is scheduled
> for 20, November:
>
> http://www.meetup.com/Golang-Moscow/events/147393632/
>
> I plan to introduce our approach to this problem (which becomes even
> more visible when using systemd or Upstart):
>
>
> http://peter.fedorapeople.org/presentations/Moscow%20Golang%20Users%20Meetup%202013-11-20%20Fedora%20and%20Golang.en.pdf
>
> Perhaps this would be interesting to the Debian Community as well.
>
>
> --
> With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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