Suggested Example/ emacs questions

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Oct 10 16:55:03 CEST 2000


> On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Tony Rogvall wrote:
> 
> >One thing that I thought about then (or was it pekka) was to 
> implement a
> >per process signal handler, similar to the error handler. Then this
> >sorting out messages from signals / exit propagation / code 
> reloading /
> >suspend / resume could be implemented in erlang in a signal handler.
> >
> >What do you think about that one ???
> 
> Cool!

It would also be nice to have some clever overload handling mechanism to
monitor queue lengths and then maybe have some types of messages discarded
and others pushed to the front.. (if that makes any sense in a system which
does selective receive?)

We just got this sort of thing in AXE10 for c7 TCAP signalling. There are
different priority queues and it will discard messages from lower priority
queues according to some clever alogorithm which achieves maximum throughput
under extreme provocation without filling up the various buffers and falling
over.

Sean



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