[erlang-questions] Naive questions about jinterface

Dmitrii Dimandt <>
Tue Aug 12 09:49:17 CEST 2008


On Aug 12, 2008, at 10:20 AM, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:

> 2008/8/12 Dmitrii Dimandt <>:
>> public class ServerNode {
>>
>> public static void main (String[] _args) throws Exception{
>> OtpNode self = new OtpNode("", "cookie");
>> OtpMbox mbox = self.createMbox("jimbox");
>>
> ......
>>
>> Now it is my understanding that if I start erl with:
>> erl -name  -setcookie cookie
>>
>> I can send messages to the Java node like this:
>> {echo, ''} ! {self(), msg}
>
> Hi,
>
> Shouldn't that be either
>    {jimbox, ''} ! {self(), msg}
> or
>    OtpMbox mbox = self.createMbox("echo");
> ?
>

Yeah, it should :) I noticed the error after I sent the message. I've  
double checked my code and I now see I'm a complete idiot :)

The message actually reaches the Java node. The response never reaches  
my client erlang node, but that is a problem in the erlang code.

I feel silly :)



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