[erlang-questions] supervise a python process

Gleb Peregud <>
Fri Feb 11 14:39:05 CET 2011


If you don't need some blazing performance and need a quick solution, then
ErlPort is a great choice. So +1
On 11 Feb 2011 13:20, "Dmitry Vasiliev" <> wrote:
> 11.02.2011 14:11, Roberto Ostinelli пишет:
>> i need to integrate existing python code with a SOA erlang layer, which
>> provides some distribution facilities.
>>
>> i'm thinking to use BERT to enable communication between the erlang layer
>> and python. the main point to not use ports is that, afaik, that if a
python
>> port crashes the whole erlang VM goes down, and the point of using erlang
>> supervisors to provide fault-tolerancy gets lost.
>
> It's just not true. Only the process which created the port (the
> connected process of the port which is linked to the port) is terminates
> when port is closed. So you can easily use supervisors with ports.
>
> You can try ErlPort (http://erlport.org/) for ports based integration of
> Erlang and Python.
>
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> Dmitry Vasiliev <dima at hlabs.org>
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