[erlang-questions] supervisor children's pid
Wed May 18 13:57:16 CEST 2011
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 09:34:22AM +0100, Jachym Holecek wrote:
} Nice trick, but there is no guarantee process' siblings will already be
} started after some arbitrary timeout -- try this on a heavily loaded
} system... it's just not safe.
You try it. I already have.
} > } is this the best strategy to achieve this?
} > Yes, use supervisor:which_children/1 to learn the siblings.
} No, if he's using anything other than one_for_all strategy the Pids
} he learns this way may become stale in the future.
My example demonstrates learning the siblings at startup.
Monitoring changes is another question.
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