[erlang-questions] A problem with ETS + SMP

Christian S chsu79@REDACTED
Thu Mar 27 09:42:49 CET 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Ulf Wiger <ulf@REDACTED> wrote:
> Good: no copying, and only locking the process itself
>  Also good: the process dictionary is implemented as a linear hash
>  Bad: No search functions, other than fetching all objects and sifting
>  Bad(?): There is no efficient way for another process to access a
>  Bad(?): If the process dies, the entire contents of the process

Bad: Increases garbage collecting time if the dictionary is very large.

No? I think you mentioned this once earlier.

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