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

Gleb Peregud <>
Tue Apr 22 13:10:27 CEST 2008


Thanks a lot. Is it also true for sending to some Pid, which
accidentally is equal to self() ? Just to be sure :)

On 22 Apr 2008 12:13:20 +0200, Bjorn Gustavsson <> wrote:
> "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
> --
> Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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