[erlang-questions] simple ets question

t ty <>
Wed Jan 23 20:38:07 CET 2008


To be able to use the name 'test' you need to pass in 'named_table' as
one of the options.

1> Tid = ets:new(test,[named_table]).

Regards

t

On Jan 23, 2008 1:27 PM, Roger Critchlow <> wrote:
> Good day all --
>
> Can anyone explain the following to me?  This is using a copy of
> otp_src_R12B-0 that I compiled under Ubuntu yesterday.
>
> I expected statement #2 to return the same value as statement #3.
>
> The actual problem arises using another ets: function that specifies a
> Tid | atom as the ets table identifier, and it throws a bad argument
> error.
>
> Many thanks,
>
> -- rec --
>
>
> --------
>
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.6 [source] [smp:2] [async-threads:0]
> [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>
> Eshell V5.6  (abort with ^G)
> 1> Tid = ets:new(test,[]).
> 15
> 2> ets:info(test).
> undefined
> 3> ets:info(Tid).
> [{memory,288},
>  {owner,<0.31.0>},
>  {name,test},
>  {size,0},
>  {},
>  {named_table,false},
>  {type,set},
>  {keypos,1},
>  {protection,protected}]
> 4>
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