[erlang-questions] A possible problem with the canonical listener idiom
Thu Jan 1 04:21:20 CET 2009
I'm not really 100% on this, but I think there might be a race condition in
the canonical example listener under serious load which can lead to the
initial packet(s) from an active or once-active socket being delivered to
the accepting process rather than the handling process. I've documented
what I believe the problem is, and how to fix it (including a standard fix
in my utility library scutil, under the name standard_listener), here:
I would appreciate commentary. If I'm wrong, please let me know.
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