[erlang-questions] how to access process heap from outside the process

Scott Lystig Fritchie <>
Sat May 14 03:50:39 CEST 2011


dzejefkej <> wrote:

d> hi, I need to sniff state of the process.

You can't.  Well, you can cheat, using erlang:process_info/2.  See
http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erlang.html#process_info-2 for the docs.
Perhaps the 'backtrace' option is closest to what you might be looking
for?

-Scott



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