[erlang-patches] delayed child restart with incremental back-off

Richard Carlsson <>
Thu Mar 15 15:28:06 CET 2012

On 03/15/2012 03:01 PM, Siri Hansen wrote:
> Hi Richard!
> Once again sorry for the long silence. We have now decided to allow this
> feature with the following adjustments:
> * the default behavior must be as it is today - i.e. the feature has to
> be explicitly activated per supervisor
> * parameters that don't have an obvious default value shall not have a
> default value
> I think this should be possible with your proplist-child-spec feature :)
> Also we do of course need tests and documentation.

That is good news, but I have very little time at the moment. If you 
would like this feature (and the proplist child specs) in the next few 
months, it has to be down to OTP to modify, test and document it.


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