[erlang-questions] ownership of an ets table

Gleb Peregud <>
Thu Nov 4 18:31:06 CET 2010


I haven't tried it myself, but you may try to give ownership to
whereis(init) process, which runs forever while node lives.

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 16:47, Ahmed Omar <> wrote:
> Hi
> No. Public has nothing to do with ownership, it has to do with permissions.
> You can just make sure the process owns the table won't crash. Also you can
> use the option *heir* to transfer ownership at that process termination.
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/ets.html#heir
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Morten Krogh <> wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> Can an ets table not live without an owner?
>> Can't public ets tables, at least, live witout an owner?
>>
>> How do you do when you want a long lived public table? Do you create a
>> dummy process just because of this?
>>
>> regards,
>>
>> Morten.
>>
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