[erlang-bugs] R15B02 : wish list : missing gen_fsm state view in observer application.

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Tue Oct 16 09:15:15 CEST 2012


I agree, that would be nice..added to the observer wishlist..
Another tab in process info window (for gen processes) would
be good.

A patch will make it happen sooner :-)

/Dan

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Steve Vinoski <> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 3:51 PM, PAILLEAU Eric <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> not a bug but a really missing feature for observer :
>>
>> I found no way in interface to get the state (at least) and the state
>> data of a gen_fsm process...
>>
>> For instance information of sys:get_status/1 .
>>
>> I would be nice to have special informations depending the behaviour of
>> processes, in particular gen_fsm...
>
> Have you considered supplying your own custom version of
> gen_fsm:format_status/2 for your fsm?
>
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/gen_fsm.html#Module:format_status-2
>
> --steve
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