[erlang-questions] Architecture question: logging inside library

Benoit Chesneau <>
Mon Jan 11 19:38:03 CET 2016


On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 7:03 PM Max Lapshin <> wrote:

> Ok, for example in case of mpegts library, we need to raise upper, up to
> sysadmin (user, not a programmer, he cannot use error_logger output)
> information about status of bitstream like "there are too much errors" or
> "here is a known list of audio channels".
>

mmm why not using alarm here then?
http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/alarm_handler.html

or depending on another alarm lib for such purpose or generate an event an
let the user do what they want with it.

- benoît
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