[erlang-questions] Sending big messages to self()

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Tue Apr 22 12:13:20 CEST 2008


"Gleb Peregud" <> writes:

> Hello all,
> 
> Is it efficient to send quite big messages to self() ? In my case
> message may consist of a list of few thousand integers (not bigints).

Sending to self() is specially handled, so that the message will not be
copied.

/Bjorn
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Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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