[erlang-questions] Erlang process implementation

Yurii Rashkovskii <>
Mon Oct 22 07:51:15 CEST 2012


Jason,

https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/maint/erts/emulator/beam/erl_process.c#L7396

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 9:25:42 PM UTC-7, Jason Lee wrote:
>
> I read some articles and document saying that erlang process is 
> lightweight than os native thread, etc. For example, it has scheduler that 
> will pick up process from a queue and then schedule to run the process. 
> However, I can't find many information on how it is actually implemented. 
> Downloading the source, which section is a good place to start looking at 
> it? 
>
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