[erlang-questions] writing a linked in driver by hand or using a tool.

Max Lapshin <>
Tue Aug 10 18:02:31 CEST 2010


> NIF's allow you to create threads. So you can just create a worker
> thread when the NIF is loaded. When calling a NIF function from
> Erlang, you just push the request onto a queue for the thread and let
> the thread handle it and send the response back to the requesting pid.

This is the question: which is the best way to add queue for thread?
Don't forget, that thread may block when there is nothing to handle
and resume, when new task appears.


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