Feature Requests

Sean Hinde <>
Sun Nov 11 23:25:53 CET 2001


> On Fri, 9 Nov 2001, Sean Hinde wrote:
> 
> >STDLIB:
> >Supervisors with option of delay between restarts
> 
> I assume that you feel that it's insufficient to insert a sleep
> in the worker's init function? I can think of two reasons:
> 
> (1) the process doesn't know if it's the first start or a
> subsequent one, and
> 
> (2) you'd like the delay to occur before the process is actually
> spawned and (most likely) registered.
> 
> (1) above should definitely be solved. Not being able to tell the
> difference between a normal start and a looping restart means
> that restart escalation seldomly works effectively. If you want
> (2), I'm curious to hear your justification. (:

Err, now you mention it sleeping in init would probably do most of the job
:) Though it would, as you say, be better to be able to distinguish restarts
from startup.

Sean



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