Antw: Anybody done this

Olivier Lefevre <>
Fri Apr 2 15:27:30 CEST 2004


> 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 in.

That does not eaxctly answer Joe's question but I can't resist pointing
out that in the olden days APLers used to do that all the time. I don't know
whether it was a "maintenance nightmare" but from a user point of view 
it worked very well. 

-- O.L.




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