[erlang-questions] Supervisor question

Richard Carlsson <>
Wed Feb 8 12:56:16 CET 2012


On 02/08/2012 12:49 PM, kilgore trout wrote:
> Hello List,
>
> I have a newbie question. I've written myself a server process in basic
> Erlang and put it into a supervision tree. It all works fine but it
> always throws out a crash report on shutdown as it looks like it's not
> getting shut down when it should. I intend to redisgn it as a gen_server
> but for now I want to know how to make it shut down properly.
>
> In the supervisor's documentation I see the line: "Note that all child
> processes implemented using the standard OTP behavior modules
> automatically adhere to the shutdown protocol." Is there something
> simple I can add or remove to make my server appear like a "standard OTP
> behaviour"?

You could try a supervisor bridge:

   http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/supervisor_bridge.html


    /Richard



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