[erlang-questions] erlang:system_info(port_limit) broken?

Rickard Green <>
Thu Feb 14 11:35:38 CET 2013


The 'port_limit' argument was introduced in erts-5.10/OTP-R16A  (as well as 'port_count'). That is, the badarg is expected in R15.

Regards,
Rickard Green, Erlang/OTP, Erlang/OTP

On Feb 14, 2013, at 6:29 AM, Jeremy Ong <> wrote:

> Sorry, neglected to mention that this is using R15B03-1. I've verified that this seems to not be working on amd64 hardware and intel i5 hardware in both linux and osx.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 9:28 PM, Jeremy Ong <> wrote:
> This info argument is defined in www.erlang.org/doc/man/erlang.html#system_info_port_limit
> 
> Steps to reproduce:
> 
> 1. Invoke an erlang shell (erl)
> 2. erlang:system_info(port_limit).
> 
> Returns
> 
> ** exception error: bad argument
>       in function  erlang:system_info/1
>            called as erlang:system_info(port_limit)
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Cheers,
> Jeremy
> 
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