[erlang-questions] Autogenerating node names

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Thu Dec 11 15:46:03 CET 2008


> Thanks, but I was hoping to be able to skip the timer part. Does anyone
> know when epmd forks? Before or after its initialization?
>
> Let me rephrase that, is epmd ready when "epmd -daemon" returns or must
> one wait an unspecified time while it is starting?

Hi,

I suppose you can try to open a socket to the epmd port until it
succeeds. That's what I do from Java.

regards,
Vlad



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