[erlang-questions] erts inside a larger C program

Hynek Vychodil vychodil.hynek@REDACTED
Sat Jul 12 09:32:52 CEST 2008

Is there any reason why your application can't work as erlang node through
ei interface instead be "inside"? Performance, shared memory?

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 7:07 AM, jm <jeffm@REDACTED> wrote:

> Is there any papers/article/web pages or other explainations floating
> around which explains the internals of the erlang virtual machine?
> Specifically the threading and anything about how it interacts with the
> OS and outside world. I'm interested in putting erlang inside a C++
> based application. This appilcation will use a number of libraries and
> I'm trying to work out how these will interact with erlang's runtime
> system. I've managed to track down bits and pieces in the code, eg
> otp_src_R12B-3/erts/emulator/beam/, but haven't had a chance to work my
> way through it. As this is a daunting task to begin with any help on
> where/how to start is what I'm looking for.
> And, I realise that this mean that the C code crashing will crash
> erlang, but as the application has crashed there is no further need for
> the erlang environment.
> Jeff.
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--Hynek (Pichi) Vychodil
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