[erlang-questions] Sending messages to gen_event manager

Ulf Wiger <>
Sat Jul 21 18:56:48 CEST 2007

2007/7/21, Ben Hood <>:
> So the implication of the serial execution is that if you wanted
> different events to be handled by different handlers concurrently, you
> would have to use separate manager processes, right?

The usual way to solve that is to have one event manager, and
handlers which do as little as possible - in that case only
forwarding the event to some server which does the actual
processing. The event handler becomes an interrupt driver
of sorts.

Ulf W

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