[Stackless] OS-X installer (was: Re: asyncore/chat or stackless for SMTP server?)

Count László de Almásy calmasy at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 03:25:33 CEST 2006


On 10/22/06, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
> On 10/22/06, Count László de Almásy <calmasy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/22/06, Santiago Gala <santiago.gala at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Erlang has nothing like socket.getaddrinfo(), what I discovered painfully
> > > while trying to adapt ejabberd-mod-irc adapter to ipv6. The listening
> > > sockets can be make to work, by using ::1, but having sockets choose the
> > > best ipv4/ipv6 address when connecting is not trivial at all.
> > >
> > > So, if you need ipv6 compatibility, erlang might not be the best solution.
> >
> > My application is an Internet application, so i.e, ipv6 is irrelevant.
> >
>
> There are solutions that implement an async getaddrinfo pool using a
> bunch of ports.. or you could write your own DNS code when/if you have
> to optimize that. A single function seems like a silly reason to
> dismiss a language. You could even use a port written in Twisted that
> did the async DNS for Erlang until a better solution was available.
>
> Regardless, you should probably ask on the Erlang list. There's
> definitely a chance that this is a solved problem already.

Dismiss what language?  What I said was simply that IPv6 compatability
is NOT necessary for my application.

-- 
Cheers, László

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