[erlang-questions] Frequency of module reloading and the constant pool

Lukas Larsson <>
Thu Sep 21 08:19:38 CEST 2017


On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:23 AM, Edmond Begumisa <
> wrote:

> Apart from GC, is there anything else I should be concerned about like
> costly locks and memory barriers? For instance, is a fat mutex held for all
> schedulers when scanning all the process heaps?
>
 No, there are no locks taken. Exactly how it is done is described here:
https://github.com/erlang/otp/blob/master/erts/emulator/internal_doc/CodeLoading.md
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