[erlang-questions] Atomically replace named process?

Fredrik Andersson sedrik@REDACTED
Wed Jun 11 09:25:15 CEST 2014

Doing a code uppgrade would be my approach if you really need it to be

You could unregister and register the new one but that will lead to race
conditions and would not be a recommended approach.

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Roger Lipscombe <roger@REDACTED>

> I've got a gen_server with a particular name. I've got a bunch of
> other processes calling and casting to it, by name.
> Can I spin up another gen_server, and have the name transferred
> without anyone noticing? That is: can I redirect the calls and casts
> to the new process without interruption?
> --
> Roger.
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