[erlang-questions] JInterface, RPC, self()

Robert Virding <>
Sat Jan 24 03:31:33 CET 2009


2009/1/23 Steven Edwards <>

> `I still heart Erlang, but we're having some trouble communicating.  I'm
> trying to get RPCs to work correctly, but receive {Pid, Result} fails.  I'm
> pretty sure that it fails because I use {mbox, } as
> the initial Pid and JInterface responds with a differently named process
> id.  (Same process, but Erlang's representation.)


The simple answer is that {} is not the pid of a
process, it is a tuple which us interpreted as the registered name on
another node. So if the actual pid is returned in the message then it can
never match this (or any) tuple.

Robert
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