Sun Apr 21 10:23:46 CEST 2002
Investigating dist_ac a bit more exposed some serious deadlocks.
1) During startup it almost certain that introduce will cause
a deadlock if nodes are started at the same time.
2) weight negotiation will cause a lock-up if a app is not yet
loaded on a remote node.
Fixed in the attached patch. Apply with patch -p0
The problem is present in previous releases as well.
The weight negotiation is somewhat changed so that dist_ac will
respond with weight = undefined if there are some kind of problem.
Weight = undefined will later on be excluded from selection of node.
Has anybody ever successfully used distributed applications ???
> Quite some time since I tried this. I think though, that you have to
> set sync_nodes_timeout (to something finite) as well.
> On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Per Bergqvist wrote:
> > I have problems with dist_ac in R8B-1.
> > The dist_ac procress is blocking for ever even though
> > all nodes are defined in sync_nodes_optional.
> > In the readme for bug OTP-3509 it says that sync_nodes
> > must be used.
> > My question is : is sync_nodes_optional enough.
> > Can somebody please elaborate a bit on the topic ?
> > BR
> > /Per
> > =========================================================
> > Per Bergqvist
> > Synapse Systems AB
> > Phone: +46 709 686 685
> > Email: per@REDACTED
Synapse Systems AB
Phone: +46 709 686 685
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