[erlang-questions] OTP & Global Names

Jack Orenstein <>
Thu Nov 8 13:50:21 CET 2007


On Nov 8, 2007, at 2:06 AM, Nicolas Charpentier wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> Jack Orenstein wrote:
>> I ran into a similar problem, and used global:sync/0 to make sure   
>> that all names were known on all nodes. I'm not positive that this  
>> is  necessary, or a recommended technique, but it seemed to do the  
>> trick.
>
> Maybe you can try to configure the kernel application. I think  
> about those parameters, which may be used for nodes  
> synchronization: sync_nodes_mandatory, sync_nodes_optional,  
> sync_nodes_timeout.

But the problem isn't seeing other nodes, it's the registration of  
global names from other nodes. (Of the parameters you mention only  
sync_nodes_timeout helps, and the doc suggests that it's doing  
global:sync.)

Jack



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