[erlang-questions] How to introspect atom table?

Max Lapshin <>
Tue Nov 20 15:40:49 CET 2012


ook. It would be a big problem with my hack-patch if this limit would be
raised =))


On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Daniel Goertzen
<>wrote:

> 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:
>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Jachym Holecek <>wrote:
>>
>>> # 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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