[erlang-questions] scope of ets table names?

Joern <>
Mon Jan 7 13:30:17 CET 2008


On Jan 4, 2008 6:17 PM, Anthony Shipman <> wrote:

> What is the scope of the name of an ets table. Is it the entire node or just
> the process that created the table?

It's lifetime is bound to the creating process. If it's named (the
table, not the process) the effective visibility on the node depends
only on the access rights. Otherwise you also need to pass a table id
around.


rgs/joern
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