registered names no longer synced after a slave:start in R10B-8

Hans Bolinder <>
Tue Dec 6 11:08:01 CET 2005

 (Nicolas Niclausse) writes:

> With erlang R10b-7, when I start a remote node with slave:start,
> registered names are automaticaly synced:
> ...
> but since R10B-8, this is no longer the case:
> ...
> I must do a global:sync by hand.
> Is it on purpose or is it a bug ?

Due to a mistake global tries to lock ''. Eventually a
timeout occurs and the registered name should be visible on all nodes.

This bug will be fixed in R10B-9.

Best regards
Hans Bolinder, Erlang/OTP

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