[erlang-questions] spawn problem

Fernando Ipar <>
Tue Mar 27 15:45:28 CEST 2007

You're right.
I should have said that it makes use of erlang's easy way to create 
processes, or that
I just wanted to write something quick in erlang as a proof of concept 
and to have fun, but
these are certainly not lightweight :)


Matthias Lang wrote:
> In addition to what's already been said, the above doesn't really make
> use of erlang's lightweight processes. Each time you call os:cmd,
> you're starting a (heavyweight) operating system process.
> It may be that this is what you intended.
> Matthias

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