[erlang-questions] Erlang-Java interface through ordinary ports
Tue Jul 12 01:39:38 CEST 2011
Sounds reasonable to me.
On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 5:14 PM, Daniel Dormont <dan@REDACTED>wrote:
> Hello Erlangers,
> I would like to have an Erlang application (specifically the auth_external
> module in Ejabberd) communicate with a Java program I am writing. Not as a
> node, but rather using the port driver API, since that is what Ejabberd
> already supports. From the information I've seen, it shouldn't be too
> terribly hard - just listen for data in System.in, look for a two-byte chunk
> that when read as a short specifies the number of additional bytes to read,
> and repeat. I'm just wondering if this is something that's considered normal
> and reasonable to do, any gotchas I should be aware of, etc.
> The only reason I'm picking Java is the rest of my application is Java and
> I'd like to reuse some libraries and such.
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