Getting locks and sharing: was RE: Getting concurrency

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Tue Jun 21 09:44:47 CEST 2005

"Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB)" <ulf.wiger@REDACTED> writes:

> > to the detriment of other processes UNLESS at some point 
> > messages are discarded. 
> I may be wrong, but I don't think the Erlang VM does that.

Correct. It doesn't.

As long as the process is alive, it is guaranteed to receive
all messages sent (locally) to it. We have no intention to change
that behaviour.


Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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