[erlang-bugs] dets hangs sometimes

Ulf Wiger <>
Tue May 17 15:30:02 CEST 2011


On 17 May 2011, at 15:24, Hans Bolinder wrote:

> Hi again!
> 
> [John Hughes:]
>> QuickCheck found another dets bug at Klarna. The following test makes dets hang:
>> 
>> ...
> 
> It's not a bug. You can try adding the line
> 
>   dets:verbose(),
> 
> It'll then output 
> 
> =ERROR REPORT==== 17-May-2011::15:20:42 ===
> ** dets: traversal of dets_table needs safe_fixtable

Hmm, the more conventional way to signal failure would be to raise an exception, rather than hanging. ;-)

BR,
Ulf W

Ulf Wiger, CTO, Erlang Solutions, Ltd.
http://erlang-solutions.com





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