[erlang-questions] inspect process mailbox size

Dale Harvey harveyd@REDACTED
Sat Jan 31 19:36:50 CET 2009


4> erlang:process_info(self(),[message_queue_len,messages]).
5> self()!hello.
6> erlang:process_info(self(),[message_queue_len,messages]).

2009/1/31 Cliff Moon <cliff@REDACTED>

> 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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