application:stop hangs

Luke Gorrie luke@REDACTED
Fri May 25 12:51:02 CEST 2001

Ulf Wiger <etxuwig@REDACTED> writes:

> (*) Actually, if you start a gen_server using start_link from the
> shell, you'd better explicitly unlink it -- if you mistype a
> command and the shell process crashes (which happens pretty
> often), your server will die as well.

This bites me all the time. The thought occurs that adding an "always
'catch'" mode to the shell could be a really good hack.


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