gen_server can't trap 'EXIT' from parent

Fredrik Thulin ft@REDACTED
Tue Jan 11 10:29:03 CET 2005

On Monday 10 January 2005 22.24, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> --- Original Message -----
> From: "Fredrik Thulin" <ft@REDACTED>
> > Right! That explains it. If the 'EXIT' comes from your gen_servers
> > parent (almost always your supervisor I guess) then you can't trap
> > it!
> Hi,
> Your gen_server gets notified that the parent creshed: terminate is
> called. You can do whatever you need to do there, instead of inside
> handle_info. It's just the same, since the gen_server should probably
> exit too.

No it shouldn't. My gen_server should send a SIP error message back, and 
then stay alive for (most oftenly) 32 seconds to make sure that we 
re-send this SIP error message if we get a resend of the original SIP 
request (not my idea to run SIP over unreliable transports...).


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