[erlang-questions] Futures/promises and ability to "call" abstract modules

Joseph Wayne Norton <>
Tue Nov 20 16:32:41 CET 2012


FYI.

https://github.com/tonyrog/resource

Please see this repository if you are not already aware of it.

regards,

Joe N.

On Nov 21, 2012, at 12:20 AM, Gleb Peregud <> wrote:

> Since the resource associated with the process is always stored in
> heap of the process, the resource will not get garbage collected until
> no heap references it. This way we tie together process and resource
> lifetime. And since NIF resources can have a destructor in C which is
> called upon resource is garbage collected, we can make use of it to
> inform gcproc to terminate.




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