[erlang-questions] Lost messages

paweł kamiński <>
Mon Jul 27 13:26:47 CEST 2009

ok I see your point, so in general you need relay on receivers of your
events that they always will be there.
or implement your own send and confirm protocol within erl system

Paweł Kamiński


> This is still open to a race condition: what happens if the message
> had been already sent, but the recepient process gets killed before it
> reaches the receive statement? In this case the 'EXIT' signal would be
> received after the message had been already sent...

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