is module a process in erlang
Wed Oct 20 08:59:01 CEST 2004
Bengt Kleberg <> wrote:
> modules are ''containers for functions''. a function can be run/executed
> in a process.
functons can be executed in a process, we start a spawn for a funciton that is executed in process,
then module is not a process, and function is not a process
like functions can be executed in a process , modules can also be executed in a process
suresh saragadam wrote:
> in erlang every thing is a process ? i just want to confirm it,
only processes are proceses in erlang. :-)
you start a process with
> and how to trace that process,
see the dbg module. the function p(Pid, ...) might be able to do what
you want. if combined with the correct tpl(...) calls...
> all the processes generated in that module come under that 'module process'
modules are ''containers for functions''. a function can be run/executed
in a process.
> if i kill module process all the process under it can me terminated
if you kill a process all processes that are ''linked'' to it, see
erlang:spawn_link(...), are terminated.
> can you please clarify it
unfortunatly i am not very good at this. please see the abundant
documentation at http://erlang.org/doc.html. perhaps ''An Erlang
course'' would be the right start?
or take a look at the many fine tutorials at http://www.sics.se/~joe
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