[erlang-questions] -pidname( <atom> ) Was: Why we need a -module() attribute?
Richard A. O'Keefe
Thu Mar 3 01:52:09 CET 2016
On 3/03/16 11:17 am, Éric Pailleau wrote:
> And for local pidname, a simple put() can store the spawned Pid in
> parent process dictionary and retrieve with get().
which would be amazingly useless for the problem -pidnames were devised to
solve, which is not a PROCESS knowing a particular pid, but a MODULE.
Modules don't *have* a process dictionary.
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