[erlang-questions] Unix Domain Sockets in v19

Taras Shapovalov shapovalovts@REDACTED
Tue Oct 18 08:59:46 CEST 2016

Thank you, guys, for the comments.

I am still staggelling with gen_tcp. It is clear how to use gen_udp for
this purpose, but not clear what to do with gen_tcp.

[taras@REDACTED ~]$ erl
Erlang/OTP 19 [erts-8.1] [source] [64-bit] [smp:4:4] [async-threads:10]
[hipe] [kernel-poll:false]

Eshell V8.1  (abort with ^G)
1> {ok, S1} = gen_tcp:connect({local, <<"/var/run/docker.sock">>}, 0,
3> gen_tcp:send(S1, <<"http:/containers/json">>).
4> A = gen_tcp:recv(S1,0).

I don't get how to receive an answer from TCP unix socket.
Should I create one more socket (to listen it) and somehow link them?

I should pass all options through to gen_tcp, so it is not impossible that
> it can handle the 'local' address family.  Give it a try!

Would be nice to see it in httpc as well!

Best regards,

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