[erlang-questions] Fwd: Freeze gen_server
Tue Mar 29 15:51:14 CEST 2016
Have you tried sys:suspend/1, sys:resume/1 ?
2016-03-29 19:44 GMT+06:00 Roberto Ostinelli <>:
> Dear list,
> I realize how this sounds but: is there a way to temporarily "freeze" a
> gen_server, so that messages sent to it are not received and its message
> box stays intact until it is "unfrozen"?
> What I am trying to achieve: I need to provide a "global lock" mechanism
> for a specific use case related to cluster conflict resolution. While that
> conflict resolution is ongoing, I want to ensure that no other changes
> happen anywhere else.
> Any ideas?
> erlang-questions mailing list
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