[erlang-questions] Selective receive issue

Mats Cronqvist <>
Wed Aug 6 10:26:57 CEST 2008


Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
>
>     On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 09:51, Mats Cronqvist
>     < <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>         Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
>
>             There is still a problem with that (albeit a small one):
>             if tracing the system with dbg, the traced processes get
>             spurious 'timeout' messages directly, regardless of any
>             proxies trying to protect them.
>
>
>
>          que? if so, surely that's a bug? and a pretty bad one at that.
>
>
> The 'timeout' message is of course the way the trace shows that an 
> "after N" clause has been chosen. It feels a little uneasy that the 
> trace printout is indistinguishable from the process having received 
> the atom 'timeout' in a message. 

  yeah, it would be nice if that behavior (issuing a trace message at 
"after" clauses) could be turned off.

  mats




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