[erlang-questions] inspect process mailbox size

Jeroen Koops koops.j@REDACTED
Sat Jan 31 19:29:32 CET 2009

erlang:process_info(Pid, message_queue_len) will do this, but it is intended
for debugging only according to the docs.

On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 7:16 PM, Cliff Moon <cliff@REDACTED> wrote:

> is there any way to inspect mailbox size at runtime?  Under load testing
> I'm seeing conditions pop up where a node will go out of control due to
> mailbox growth and it's rather hard to debug the issue post mortem from
> crash dumps.
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