[erlang-questions] [ANN] nat_upnp

Benoit Chesneau bchesneau@REDACTED
Mon Jul 1 18:15:52 CEST 2013

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 6:10 PM, Max Lapshin <max.lapshin@REDACTED> wrote:
> Sorry, but what for do you required to start inets? There is call to
> xmerl_scan which doesn't require started inets.

inets need to be started to use httpc :


I didn't want to use any external lib for this one, and httpc can't be
used without having inets started unfortunately. Or did I miss

- benoit
> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 7:55 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@REDACTED> wrote:
>>  Just released nat_upnp a simple library that provides you a way to
>> map a local port to the external using UPNP IGD [1] :
>> https://github.com/benoitc/nat_upnp
>> While the old library I extracted fron etorrent [2] was working it was
>> pretty complicated to use, and you couldn't dynamically add or remove
>> a port from your router.  This one does it, also the code and the
>> design  is more simple. It is only using the  bare minimum of the UPNP
>> spec and no gen_server. Also this library is only based on the
>> standard library in Erlang.
>> Any feedback is welcome,
>> Enjoy !
>> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Gateway_Device_Protocol
>> [2] https://github.com/benoitc/upnp
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