[erlang-bugs] Supervisor terminate_child race

Siri Hansen <>
Tue Apr 30 15:03:02 CEST 2013

Hi Bryan!

Thanks for reporting this. As far as I can understand, it must be the zero
timeout that is the problem. I assume that the EXIT signal arrives too
late. Can you confirm that?

You are very welcome to contribute with a patch for this :)


2013/4/29 Bryan Fink <>

> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:14 AM, Bryan Fink <> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 6:08 AM, Tim Watson <>
> wrote:
> >> Unfortunately I don't have an EQC/PULSE license to be able to test
> this. It'd be really nice if PULSE was available in the free/mini QC for
> selected open source projects.
> >
> > Agreed. PULSE is a fantastic tool that has been invaluable to me the
> > past couple of weeks.
> I should have also mentioned that the reproduction method described in
> https://github.com/basho/riak_pipe/issues/49 using a live Riak node
> and basho_bench does not require PULSE. It's not as pure, and the
> error is just log output instead of a nice test-halting flag, but it
> does hit the issue more often than the simple test I submitted earlier
> does (at least on the machine I've been using).
> -Bryan
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