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

Steven Edwards <>
Sat Jan 24 12:44:55 CET 2009


Gotcha.  Is there a BIF that translates the tuple into the pid?

Steven

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM, Robert Virding <> wrote:

> 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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