Erlang: Create a netlink socket, bind to it, send a multicast message and receive a response

Andreas Schultz andreas.schultz@REDACTED
Thu Aug 27 11:24:30 CEST 2020

Am Do., 27. Aug. 2020 um 10:39 Uhr schrieb Papa Tana <papa.tana101@REDACTED

> > Have you tried ?
> > (I haven't used it in ages, but the last commit was in 2019, so it
> > seems to still be in use.)
> The last commit is not so important for me as long as it works.
> But I saw "test with locally built libnl", and I'm facing a lot of errors
> when trying to install tetrapak so tretrapak cannot be installed on my
> machine.

gen_netlink can be built with rebar. No need to use the old build chain.

In addition, even tetrapak installed, I cannot see any documentation about
> export, data types, or any example use case, so I didn't find where to
> start with it.

I don't get why you insist on reinventing existing stuff. I get that you
want to learn Erlang, but there are easier projects.
Anyway, working code for using netlink and the Linux kernel GTP module can
be found here:


> So, if anyone could share just some hello world how to use them.
> Best Regards,


Andreas Schultz


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