[erlang-questions] SCTP Accept

Ferenc Holzhauser <>
Mon Jan 25 16:55:34 CET 2016


If I understand the question correctly, you could use peeloff in SCTP for
spawning processes for different connections.


On 25 January 2016 at 16:47, Tristan Sloughter <> wrote:

> I'm basically reviving this old thread:
> http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2009-September/046558.html
> As far as I can tell an 'acccept' is necessary. It exists at the lower
> level to provide a socket for communicating with the client that made
> the association. Without this you can't spawn a process per client on
> the server side, unless I'm missing something?
> Has this simply not mattered because sctp is not supported in most cloud
> networks and such, so it isn't used? Meaning it makes sense for me to
> add an accept interface? Or is it actually not needed somehow and
> associations can be handled in a similar way to what I described without
> a new socket?
> --
>   Tristan Sloughter
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