[erlang-questions] How to introspect atom table?

Daniel Goertzen <>
Tue Nov 20 15:36:46 CET 2012


On linux a pid_t is 32 bits, but the limit is configurable.  My Ubuntu 64
box says...

$ cat /proc/sys/kernel/pid_max
32768

Dan.

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 8:19 AM, Max Lapshin <> wrote:

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> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Jachym Holecek <>wrote:
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>> # Max Lapshin 2012-11-20:
>> > But there are only 32 000 of possible pids in unix, so it will limit
>> amount
>> > of different names.
>>
>> I'm curious -- do you have a reference for this limit? POSIX doesn't seem
>> to
>> define pid_t range.
>>
>
> No, of course =)
> But I haven't ever seen 32 bit pid, so it is ok for this case.
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