[erlang-questions] Letting 'every process run until it is blocked' on an Erlang node.

Erik Søe Sørensen <>
Tue Feb 26 00:25:29 CET 2013


2013/2/25 Jan Henry Nystrom <>
[snip]

>
> But my hunch is that if you are trying to do this your are doing something
> fundamentally wrong, but hey without
> more information it is hard to tell.
>

I must admit to having done something similar.
Not in production code (of course!), but as an alternative to "wait a fixed
number of milliseconds" in unit and integration tests.

As far as I remember, what I did was loop (up to a certain limit) until no
processes were running and all message queues were empty.
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