[erlang-bugs] Simple floating-point lists operation hungs Erlang system

Erik Søe Sørensen <>
Sat Nov 26 03:16:51 CET 2011


Apparently that reply took too long to write - Björn got there first  :-)

Still, I think there's a point in that the situation would be less mysterious if the error message about what caused the crash-dump was printed (and flushed) before the crash-dump is written out.

/Erik
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From:  [] On Behalf Of Erik Søe Sørensen []
Sent: 26 November 2011 03:13
To: Denis Nesterov; 
Subject: Re: [erlang-bugs] Simple floating-point lists operation hungs Erlang system

I can reproduce this on Linux (Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU, 2.10GHz, 2GB).
This was done using 4 processes and 750k elements; apparent deadlock happened within a couple of minutes (but see below).

The OS threads of the Erlang VM are stuck doing this:
[snip]


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