Logging to one process from thousands: How does it work?

Rick Pettit <>
Wed Jan 4 23:07:07 CET 2006


On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 09:39:13PM +0000, David Hopwood wrote:
> Rick Pettit wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 01:21:32PM +0000, Joel Reymont wrote:
> > 
> >>To add to my list of questions...
> >>
> >>Are there any limits on the size of the receive queue in Erlang?
> > 
> > I entered your exact question into google and the first link that popped up
> > was the Erlang FAQ--try reading that.
> > 
> > You might even want to skip to the following section:
> > 
> >   10.8.3. What limits does Erlang have?
> > 
> > There you will find a link to even more information, and so on.
> 
> Neither the FAQ, nor the "Efficiency Guide" that it links to, actually answers
> Joel's question. The lack of any explicit statement about a receive queue limit
> might be inferred to mean that there is no limit other than heap sizes, but I
> wouldn't be sure of that without looking at the implementation.

My apologies.

-Rick



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