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

Edmond Begumisa <>
Fri Sep 22 12:58:55 CEST 2017


On Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:19:38 +1000, Lukas Larsson <> wrote:

>
> 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
>

Excellent resource! This was exactly what I needed.

Thanks again Lukas.

- Edmond -

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