[erlang-patches] Change pool module to attempt to attach to nodes that are already running

Björn Gustavsson <>
Thu Sep 2 17:07:22 CEST 2010

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Kelly McLaughlin <> wrote:
> The pool module prints out an error message and takes no further action for
> nodes that are already running. I think the behavior should be changed such
> that if the return from slave:start/3 is {already_running, Node} then an
> attempt to attach to the node is still made. This makes sense because the
> node has been specified by the user in the .hosts.erlang file indicating a
> wish for the node to be part of the pool and a manual attach can be
> successfully made after the pool is started.
> git fetch git://github.com/mclaughlin77/otp.git pool_connect_to_running_nodes

Thanks! Will include in pu.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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