[erlang-patches] Supervisor transient workers restart strategy fix

Björn Gustavsson <>
Fri Oct 29 15:36:48 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Michal Ptaszek
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> we have found the following inconsistency in the supervisor.erl code:
> when supervisor's child restart strategy is set to transient and the child exits with reason shutdown, it is never restarted.
> The patches include fix for the issue and the test suite used for reproducing the error, and later, after patching, for verifying the correctness of the code.
> The patches are available here:
> git fetch :paulgray/otp.git
> supervisor_transient_children_fix

Thanks! Will include in pu.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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