[erlang-questions] Jinterface, Android, and epmd

David Welton <>
Fri Feb 28 14:12:16 CET 2014

> JInterface relies on erlang distribution protocol, thus empd is mandatory.
> The workaround is either use ports or raw sockets for communication.
> Why do you say that empd is not good?

Having to run a separate, native code process is added complexity and

I wonder if there's anyone who has implemented just enough of epmd as
a library that could be integrated in an Android app....

Looks like there is, according to Fred's message.  Let's see if that
can be tracked down.

David N. Welton



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