[ace-users] Proposed SCTP enhancements in ACE

Steve Huston shuston at riverace.com
Mon Jun 18 12:20:43 CDT 2007

Hi Andy,

This looks very interesting - thanks for pursuing it.

Since the ACE 5.6 release is coming up, it would be best to include
your new classes after that (actually, after the 5.6.1 BFO beta), but
please continue to develop and test your additions on the ACE_SCTP


Steve Huston, Riverace Corporation
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu 
> [mailto:ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu] On Behalf Of Andy Stafford
> Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 10:18 AM
> To: ace-users at cse.wustl.edu
> Subject: [ace-users] Proposed SCTP enhancements in ACE
> All --
> I am currently looking to enhance support for SCTP sockets in ACE.
> Specifically, I am adding support for multiple streams within an
> association, supporting 1-to-many style sockets, and adding hooks
> clients to receive SCTP event notifications.
> In my opinion, the current SCTP file/class names (SOCK_SEQPACK_*)
> misleading because the underlying socket type is SOCK_STREAM (1-to-1
> style).  I would like to use these file/class names for the enhanced
> 1-to-many implementation, but this would likely break current
> of the SOCK_SEQPACK_* classes if/when I merge these changes back to
> the main development line.  Therefore, my current plan is to create
> the following new classes:
> I have created a new branch in subversion named "ACE_SCTP".  I will
> post here when I make significant updates.  If you have any interest
> in this work and would like to review my enhancements please let me
> know.
> Thanks,
> Andy
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