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

Steven Edwards cureadvocate@REDACTED
Sat Jan 24 12:44:55 CET 2009

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


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

> 2009/1/23 Steven Edwards <cureadvocate@REDACTED>
>> `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, simpleserver@REDACTED} as
>> the initial Pid and JInterface responds with a differently named process
>> id.  (Same process, but Erlang's representation.)
> The simple answer is that {mbox,simpleserver@REDACTED} 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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