[erlang-questions] Embed a pid into string to be dynamically compiled

Martin Dimitrov <>
Thu Apr 18 10:06:11 CEST 2013


Yes, I can register a name for the process! Thank you.

Martin


On 4/18/2013 10:56 AM, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> If it's a globally known process that you want to send to, then you should
> probably register a name for it and use that instead of the pid.
> 
> Usually there are simpler ways to solve problems than dynamically compiling
> code, but it depends a lot on your use case.
> 
> regards,
> Vlad
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Martin Dimitrov <>wrote:
> 
>> Unfortunately not. The function is called from some macros and the
>> function is either a do-nothing one or compiled to use the Pid.
>>
>> Martin
>>
>> On 4/18/2013 10:44 AM, Bengt Kleberg wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>>
>>> Would it be possible for you to build the module with an interface
>>> function that accepts the pid as its argument?
>>>
>>>
>>> bengt
>>>
>>> On Thu, 2013-04-18 at 10:38 +0300, Martin Dimitrov wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I need to build dynamically a module. Inside one of its functions, it
>>>> has to send a message to Pid. How to compile it? The easiest solution I
>>>> can think of is to do pid_to_list(Pid) and inside the function Pid =
>>>> list_to_pid("<0.22.0>") but I really would like to avoid these extra
>>>> operations.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Martin
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