timer:sleep bug?

Bengt Kleberg <>
Thu May 18 10:09:22 CEST 2006


On 2006-05-17 16:37, Bernardo Paroli wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been testing the timer:sleep/1 function and I have some troubles 
> with some values passed to the function. In the test I start n process 
> and each process make a loop sleeping for x milliseconds. Below I show 
> the example.
> If I run the test with sleepTest:start(100, 999) the test work fine, but 
> if I run with sleepTest(100, 1000) the erlang process consume 100% cpu :(
> Is this a bug? Why with 999 milliseconds work fine and with 1000 
> milliseconds no?
>  
> In ran the test in a Windows XP with Erlang v5.4

there is no problem with this program on solaris 8 with erlang 5.4.12


bengt



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