[erlang-questions] Why Beam.smp crashes when memory is over?

Ulf Wiger <>
Tue Nov 10 14:19:55 CET 2009

Tony Rogvall wrote:
> Not yet.
> What kind of flavor do you have in mind?
> One proposal is to let sender crash when receiver in box is full.

I would prefer it if messages are simply dropped. This would be
symmetric with the distributed case - you can hardly crash a
remote process, or a port in active mode. :)

Ulf W
Ulf Wiger
CTO, Erlang Training & Consulting Ltd

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