[erlang-questions] yaws mixing up requests?

Claes Wikstrom <>
Mon Jun 1 11:47:48 CEST 2009


Ulf Wiger wrote:
> ----- "Christian" <> wrote:
> 
>> Another source of failure to inspect for you guys is that yaws
>> actually reuses processes. Maybe things can leak between requests in
>> the process registry, or in the process mailbox.
> 
> This was what I was trying to find out by asking the list.
> I have also spent an hour or two walking through the source
> in yaws_server.erl, and I must say that it's very difficult
> to see how it could happen.
> 
> Also, since yaws reuses processes constantly, and each 
> acceptor follows the same pattern of 'resetting' the 
> environment each time, you'd think that it would be a 
> fairly commonly observed bug.
> 

But there has been such bugs over the years - If they're present
in what you run - 1.68 - is hard to say though.

/klacke


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