[erlang-questions] erlang:process_info(Pid, messages) result order

Dmitry Kolesnikov <>
Fri Aug 22 13:56:55 CEST 2014


I would think that LIFO are manageable through in-process publish / subscribe. However, in-the-middle process impacts the performance to compare with native queue implementation. What is you use-case for LIFO?

Best Regards, 
Dmitry 

On 22 Aug 2014, at 14:50, Jesper Louis Andersen <> wrote:

> 
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 4:10 PM, Michael Klishin <> wrote:
> How would old messages get a chance at being processed at high message
> rates, if the order wasn't FIFO? 
> 
> Sometimes, this is actually a bad idea. LIFO mailboxes would be really really cool to have in certain situations.
> 
> 
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