[erlang-questions] Is ets:insert/2 (with multiple objects) isolated with respect to concurrent readers?

Chris Newcombe <>
Wed Jul 1 16:12:36 CEST 2009


> I will make that guarantee more explicit in the documentation for next
> release.

Excellent -- thankyou very much!

Chris


On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 7:02 AM, Sverker
Eriksson<> wrote:
> Ulf Wiger wrote:
>>
>> Chris Newcombe wrote:
>>>
>>> Please could the isolation behavior be officially documented for
>>> ets:insert, ets:insert_new, and ets:delete_all_objects?
>>
>> Granted, you're asking for official documentation, and I
>> agree that this is important.
>>
> As Ulf mentioned; insert, insert_new and delete_all_objects are all both
> atomic and isolated.
>
> I can't see that we ever would want (and dare) to break that.
> I will make that guarantee more explicit in the documentation for next
> release.
>
> /Sverker, Erlang/OTP
>
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>
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