[erlang-questions] An answer: how does SASL know that a process died?

Robert Virding <>
Fri Nov 1 02:46:12 CET 2013


No, how the error_handler works is well defined, it is written in erlang, and you can affect what it does. Which are 3 things the sending of messages to error_logger is not. You can also directly SEE what the error_handler does.

Robert

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Anthony Ramine" <>
> To: "Robert Virding" <>
> Cc: "Richard Carlsson" <>, "Erlang Questions" <>
> Sent: Thursday, 31 October, 2013 4:25:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] An answer: how does SASL know that a process died?
> 
> Would you get rid of error_handler too? Because I find that worse than the
> error_logger situation. At least a logger is just a logger, it can’t
> masquerade a function call as another one or do fancy things like this.
> 
> --
> Anthony Ramine
> 
> Le 31 oct. 2013 à 16:12, Robert Virding <>
> a écrit :
> 
> > What a stupid thing for the system to do! Erlang is Erlang and OTP is
> > something on top of Erlang. It was never written into the spec because we
> > didn't know about it. How can we get rid of it? It is definitely a bug, at
> > best a bad design decision!
> 
> 



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