[erlang-questions] Streaming a folder from one node to another

Pierre Fenoll pierrefenoll@REDACTED
Sun Dec 20 10:54:05 CET 2015

It depends what you want to do, but have you tried piping the folder to tar then to netcat?

> On 20 Dec 2015, at 05:12, zxq9 <zxq9@REDACTED> wrote:
>> On 2015年12月19日 土曜日 23:05:11 Mark Steele wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Really quick question. What do you folks recommend if you need to stream a
>> folder (that might be arbitrarily big) from one node to another in a
>> cluster (from within Erlang)
> A separate connection (do *not* do this within the disterl connection).
> Beyond that, whatever feels appropriate. Do you need to be able to restart in
> the middle if there is a failure, is a partial failure OK, is restarting the
> entire transfer OK instead, etc? Should this be throttled in some way based
> on an external input?
> There are a lot of little details that might come into play. If you just
> read/write file->socket->file in a naive way it would work fine, but file
> transfer requirements are usually a tiny bit more involved than that.
> -Craig
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