Fwd: [Lksctp-developers] Socket extension API version

Jamal Hadi Salim <hadi@mojatatu.com> Fri, 21 November 2008 11:51 UTC

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Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 06:51:16 -0500
From: Jamal Hadi Salim <hadi@mojatatu.com>
Subject: Fwd: [Lksctp-developers] Socket extension API version
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Hi,
Ive been asked if there were any known interfaces for SCTP/Java for the
purpose of the TML.

Michael Tüxen, one of the SCTP gurus, has forwarded me these two links.

The first one is:
http://openjdk.java.net/projects/sctp/

The second one is in the email below.

cheers,
jamal

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Michael Tüxen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Date: Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 3:23 PM
Subject: Fwd: [Lksctp-developers] Socket extension API version
To: hadi@mojatatu.com


FYI

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Christopher Hegarty - Sun Microsystems Ireland <Christopher.Hegarty@Sun.COM>
> Date: September 5, 2008 5:36:32 AM CDT
> To: lksctp-developers@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Lksctp-developers] Socket extension API version
>
> Hi,
>
> I am developing a Java API for SCTP and am planning to use lksctp for
> the reference implementation for Linux platforms. For those interested
> here is a link [1] to a proposed draft API.
>
> My question is, are there any plans to update the current user level
> socket extension API to a more recent version of the draft API. I have
> version 1.0.9 and can see the following comment in sctp.h :
>  "/* The following symbols come from the Sockets API Extensions for
>    * SCTP <draft-ietf-tsvwg-sctpsocket-07.txt>."
>
> I cannot mandate any functionality in the Java API that is not provided
> on the platform implementation, but at the same time I do not want to
> preclude it from added, or have its support optional. For example, I
> would like to be have support for sending large messages. From my
> understanding of the native API I would need to set SCTP_EXPLICIT_EOR to
> allow multiple sendmsg calls to be called for a simple message.
> SCTP_EXPLICIT_EOR was added in version 14 of the internet-draft API.
>
> Thanks,
> -Chris.
>
> [1]
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/nio-discuss/2008-August/000076.html
>
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