[erlang-patches] spawn to rpc, filter, etc.

Björn Gustavsson <>
Sun Feb 28 15:44:12 CET 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 7:16 AM,  <> wrote:
> I've reworked the patch and hopefully clarified the reasons for the
> changes. The idea is to provide basic filtering / sandboxing abilities
> to remote spawning and rpc. The merging of net_kernel:spawn with rpc
> was to centralize both remote 'apply'ing logic as well as the
> filtering. Due to the change older versions will be able to communicate
> with newer ones but the other way as spawn requests would be sent to
> rex instead of net_kernel.

Thanks! Now it's much clearer.

I have included it in 'pu' for now so that it will be easier to review,
but I think that it is unlikely that it will be approved in its current
form (because spawning from a new node to an old node no longer works).

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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