[erlang-questions] How do I get the atom under which a process is registered?
Tue Dec 15 11:39:52 CET 2009
3> Pid = whereis(user).
4> process_info(Pid, registered_name).
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Michael Turner <> wrote:
> You can register processes under atoms, which I like very much. (Maybe
> too much: it's a little like having global variables.) But I haven't
> found a function like "registered_under/1" that, given a pid, returns
> an atom if the process is registered with one. (It can throw an
> exception or return false, if it's not registered. I don't really
> care which.)
> I can see how to write a function like that, if necessary. I'm just
> wondering if such a function already exists. Maybe I'm looking in the
> wrong place, or maybe it's undocumented.
> -michael turner
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