[erlang-questions] Is gproc pub/sub pattern good for status notification?

Christopher Meiklejohn <>
Sat Nov 9 17:02:44 CET 2013


On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 3:54 AM, Akshat Jiwan Sharma wrote:
> I am trying to solve the notification problem in erlang using gproc (https://github.com/uwiger/gproc)
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> There are two solutions which immediately come to mind
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> Solution 1
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> 1.Create a channel for the user
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> 2.Subscribe his friends to his channel(iterative process).
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> 3.Notify them on state change.
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> Solution 2
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> Create a channel for the user.
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> Send messages using gproc:send/2 on state change(again an iterative process)
Out of curiosity, are you planning on using gproc locally or with the global distribution as provided by gen_leader?

- Chris

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Christopher Meiklejohn
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Basho Technologies, Inc.






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