Inswitch Solutions - Erlang Evaluation
Thu Jan 23 16:54:30 CET 2003
What does it mean, timeout will be returned ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vance Shipley" <>
To: "Eduardo Figoli" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 8:27 PM
Subject: Re: FSM advantages?
> OK, I stand corrected. The documentation for gen_fsm:sync_send_event/2,3
> clearly says:
> If no reply is received within the specified time, the
> function call fails.
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 01:48:51PM -0500, Vance Shipley wrote:
> } On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 03:18:01PM +0100, Eduardo Figoli wrote:
> } }
> } } Thank you I've found the function
> } } sync_send_event(FsmRef, Event, Timeout) -> Reply
> } } which does exactly what I need.
> } }
> } } I just only need to know what's the reply term when the Timeout
> } This doesn't seem to be documented does it? I don't know the answer as
> } I've never found a reason to program synchronously in Erlang. Try it
> } see. I suspect the answer is the atom timeout.
> } -Vance
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