[erlang-questions] global:register_name/2 hang?
Thu Aug 14 14:22:37 CEST 2014
On 08/14, Bernard Duggan wrote:
> In looking for any kind of clues, I also came across these two posts:
> So here are my questions, I guess: Has anyone else encountered anything
> similar? Can anyone with better knowledge than me of global's inner
> workings suggest a mechanism whereby this could occur (and even better,
> how to avoid it)? Alternatively, can anyone suggest any good candidates
> for looking at really closely within global (or elsewhere) to try to pin
> this problem down?
from Mahesh in here, who found about some weird use cases of global that
would lock up code entirely while everything got serialized through a
single overloaded/busy gen_server.
This specific case was fixed back in R15B01, but maybe something similar
is at play here?
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