[erlang-bugs] lists:delete on tmp supervisors

Evgeniy Khramtsov <>
Thu Apr 28 14:18:18 CEST 2011

28.04.2011 22:06, Siri Hansen wrote:
> Hi Evgeniy - could you just give a short description of your stress tests
> and how many processes are added/deleted?

I just attached 50k processes to simple_one_for_one supervisor and then 
stopped them in the same order: such order guarantees that all deletion 
will be performed at O(N) when lists is used and thus, it takes O(N^2) 
to delete all childrens :)

Evgeniy Khramtsov, ProcessOne.

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