[erlang-questions] Designing supervision trees

Bartłomiej Puzoń <>
Wed May 5 21:29:35 CEST 2010

> but, for what I have understood from the supervisor
> documentation, if I want a child to be supervised, it has 
> to implement one of the
> four behaviours, doesn't it? So, if my child doesn't do that (it is
> simply a process which executes a single function in loop), how can I attach
> it to a supervisor?

In order to put your process into a supervision tree, you have to make it compliant with
the OTP design principles. For more details, check:


Bartłomiej Puzoń
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