[erlang-questions] SysV IPC

Paul Mineiro paul-trapexit@REDACTED
Wed Sep 16 20:43:40 CEST 2009

If it hasn't been done already, one could make a linked-in driver to front
the sysv API.  One would have to use threads to avoid blocking the
emulator in some cases, but nonblocking operations could be done with a
port_control and could be reasonably zippy.

It sounds straightforward, albeit tedious.

-- p

On Wed, 16 Sep 2009, Jason Rexilius wrote:

> Hello!
>    In my searching for SysV or POSIX IPC interfaces for erlang I found
> an earlier post to this list by "Tim Potter" who mentioned he was
> starting to work on one.
>    I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about it?  Tim if you're still
> on the list?
>    What I'm trying to do is get an interface to SysV message queues in
> erlang to coordinate with other legacy applications that are already
> using them.  Is this an easy thing and I'm just being dumb?
> -jason
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