Anybody done this
Thu Apr 1 23:48:20 CEST 2004
Joe Armstrong <> writes:
> 2) Stopping and starting Erlang.
> I'd like to say erlang:suspend(File) which would suspend Erlang
> dumping the state into a file and later say erlang:resume(File) which
> would re-start the suspended Erlang from *exactly* the state it was
Emacs' unexec does basically that, but (a) unexec is a maintenance
nightmare, whatever rms says -- use mmapped data instead -- and (b)
you're stuffed if you want state like network connexions to persist.
(Unexec has actually been used in a few things other than Emacs.)
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