"Process up" notification

Micael Karlberg <>
Thu Feb 13 17:32:18 CET 2003

Check out the service broker by Håkan Mattson.
(The service_broker-1.0 in the user contrib area).


Vlad Dumitrescu (EAW) writes:
 > Hi,
 > Is there a way to get notificated when a process registers with a certain name? I suppose the answer is no, but it might be a cool feature :-)
 > As an alternative, how costly is to periodically check with erlang:whereis, respectively global:whereis_name, that it has been registered? I don't think it might be a problem to check every 10 seconds or so, but it doesn't hurt to double-check.
 > Thanks in advance. Regards,
 > Vlad

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