etk update

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Wed Apr 21 08:21:57 CEST 1999


>    {undef, {etk, start, []}}
>
> So, it looks like a build problem.  However, why does <0.55.0> show up 
> on the terminal instead of the atoms shown in the monitor window?

Yes, looks like your build didn't work out properly.
The pid is shown because the spawn/3 BIF creates a
process returning a Pid to it. The returned Pid only
indicates that a process was created, the process may 
very well crash right away, as in your case. 

You can check all living processes with the i() command
from the shell prompt.

Try this from the shell prompt:

 spawn(silly,example,[])

and:

 spawn_link(silly,example,[])

in both case you'll get a pid returned.
In the second case however, the shell will
also die (and be restarted again). This
is caused by the link and the exit signal
being sent.

/Tobbe



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