Q: Supervision and Magically Reincarnated Processes

Ulf Wiger <>
Mon Dec 16 10:28:19 CET 2002

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Bruce Fitzsimons wrote:

>The process that dies is a gen_server (behaviour) and it
>doesn't execute its terminate(Reason, State) so I guess its
>just 'EXIT'ing somewhere.

One comment: if the process doesn't trap exits and is linked
to some process that dies, the terminate/2 function will not
be executed.

Ulf Wiger, Senior Specialist,
   / / /   Architecture & Design of Carrier-Class Software
  / / /    Strategic Product & System Management
 / / /     Ericsson Telecom AB, ATM Multiservice Networks

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