[erlang-questions] process will stack overflow after received many message?
Fri Sep 16 10:44:39 CEST 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 9:38 AM, Jovi Zhang <> wrote:
> I am a newbie of Erlang, here I have a question for receive
> message in Erlang loop.
> Like below Erlang code, when process receive one message, it will
> invoke loop again,
> then it can service like a server, receive message forever.
> BUT is possible that process will stack overflow after receive too
> many message? the process invoke loop again and again.
> I saw there have many code write like this in <<Programming Erlang>>
> loop() ->
> hello ->
> Other ->
> io:format("I don't know what is this message, ~p is ~n"
No stack overflow, due to tail call optimisation. See also
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