[erlang-questions] better HTTP client?
Mon Sep 9 03:54:40 CEST 2013
On Sun, 08 Sep 2013 21:44:31 -0400, Bob Ippolito <> wrote:
> Are you really sure about that? lhttpc:request/9 uses spawn_link, so it
> should abort the request as soon as the callee >dies.
Which, depending on the architecture, would either end the HTTP session
(undesirable), or would leave the HTTP session in an undefined state (also
undesirable). Of course, it's possible to handle such a forced exit
gracefully, but looking at lhttpc_client I see no evidence that it does.
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