[riot-devel] alternative socket-api

Kaspar Schleiser kaspar at schleiser.de
Tue Oct 11 23:35:08 CEST 2016


Hi,

On 10/07/2016 03:49 PM, Alexander Aring wrote:
> came across [0] today and remembers me that RIOT also plans some simple
> "conn" API for a bsd socket alternative.

Interesting concept.

Unfortunately it relies on in-stack dynamic resource management (e.g.,
"tcp_connect()" returns an integer as resource handle, which thus must
be managed by the tcp implementation), which sock tries to avoid.

Kaspar


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