User-space implementation of the SCTP protocol RFC 4960
The SCTPLIB library is a prototype implementation of the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), a message-oriented reliable transport protocol that supports multi-homing, and multiple message streams multiplexed within an SCTP connection (also named association). SCTP is described in RFC 4960. See https://www.uni-due.de/~be0001/sctplib/ for details. The API of the library is modeled after Section 10 of RFC 4960, and most parameters and functions should be self-explanatory to the user familiar with this document. In addition to these interface functions between an Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) and an SCTP instance, the library also provides a number of helper functions that can be used to manage callbacks and timers, as well as UDP sockets for simple IPC. Furthermore, SCTPLIB provides support for UDP encapsulation, making it possible to co-exist with kernel SCTP implementations.
DocumentationJungmaier, Andreas: ``Das Transportprotokoll SCTP´´ (PDF, 2437 KiB, in German), Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Economics, Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems, August 16, 2005, URL: https://duepublico.uni-duisburg-essen.de/servlets/DerivateServlet/Derivate-13244/dissertation_jungmaier.pdf .
released on 7 August 2019
OpenPGP signature URL: https://www.uni-due.de/~be0001/sctplib/download/sctplib-1.0.23.tar.gz.asc
OpenPGP public key: https://www.uni-due.de/~be0001/key.asc
git clone https://github.com/dreibh/sctplib
22 January 2004
Leaders and contributors
|See the AUTHORS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
|Thomas Dreibholz (Dreibh)||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Required to use||glib 2.0.0 or later|
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