Claes Wikstrom <>
Mon Aug 15 23:39:21 CEST 2005

Serge Aleynikov wrote:
> Hi,
> I am wondering why the mnesia:clear_table/1 function is encapsulated in 
> a transaction of its own.  It prevents this function to be included in 
> another transaction.

Transactions can be nested arbitrarily deep. Nesting doesn't
come for free, but it works.


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