Tue Oct 9 11:44:40 CEST 2001
Julian Assange wrote:
> 1) ...
> 2) What is the best method to implement worker threads? i.e
> I'd like a pool of processes (one for each outbound
> socket), which listen on the same message queue for
> requests -- the first free process reads gets the
I suspect you don't need to keep a pool of workers - I'd just spawn off
a new process for
each new request (possibly limiting the number of processes that can be
I use tcp_server.erl (appended) for this - this I'm constantly modifying
(one day I'll get it right)
The call tcp_server:start_raw_server(2000, F/1, 25)
starts a listener on port 2000. The fun F/1 is called every time a new
connection is setup on
port 2000. At most 25 parallel sessions are allowed.
Read the comments at the start of the file.
F/1 should go into a receive loop where it can receive gen_tcp messages
This should probably do what you want.
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