gen_server patches

Raimo Niskanen <>
Fri Mar 14 13:51:48 CET 2003

Your patch has been accepted for the next R9 release.

/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP

Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hello,
> I have looked inside gen_server, and discovered some very minor things that
> could be done better: calls to apply/3 that can be replaced with
> Mod:Fun(Args) and also replacing references to gen_server with ?MODULE (so
> that related new behaviours can be more easily generated).
> I also have implemented the "layered gen_server" I mentioned on
> erlang-questions, both backwards compatible (using process dictionary) and
> as a new behaviour, but I am not sure if it's right to send them to you
> here, before in some way finding out if this is a useful improvement.
> best regards,
> Vlad

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