Commit 633622b2 by Tim Stewart

Add note about Erlang/OTP 19.0 requirements

parent 47876dbd
......@@ -5,6 +5,32 @@ A bare-bones RPC mechanism for communicating with a running Erlang
node. Despite the name, this application defaults to setting up a
UNIX Domain Socket at `/tmp/tcprpc`.
Experimental
------------
This application uses experimental support for opening UNIX Domain
Sockets and passing them to gen_tcp. This support was reintroduced in
Erlang/OTP 19.0 as an experimental feature:
```
OTP-13572 Application(s): erts, kernel
Related Id(s): PR-612
Experimental support for Unix Domain Sockets has been
implemented. Read the sources if you want to try it
out. Example: gen_udp:open(0,
[{ifaddr,{local,"/tmp/socket"}}]). Documentation will
be written after user feedback on the experimental API.
```
Also see https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/612 for related
discussion.
Quick Start
-----------
You may start up a test instance quickly using rebar3:
$ rebar3 shell
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