timer server timeout

johan munk <>
Mon Apr 26 09:34:08 CEST 2010

No-one has a view on this?

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:05 PM, johan munk <> wrote:

> Following the control flow in the gen_server, sys, and timer modules I see
> this:
> Calling sys:get_status(timer_server) will "reset" the "after time" in the
> loop function of gen_server. As the timer server uses that time to get a
> timeout if no other messages are received, one can potentially cause timers
> to never trigger.
> Is this a known issue/feature?
> /JM

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