[erlang-questions] nif driver c code must be reentrant?

Attila Rajmund Nohl attila.r.nohl@REDACTED
Tue May 21 10:39:16 CEST 2013

2013/5/21 Τ³çŸj <wckbluesky@REDACTED>:
> "
> NIFs are called directly by the same scheduler thread that executed the
> calling Erlang code. The calling scheduler will thus be blocked from doing any
> other work until the NIF returns
> "
> That is, calling scheduler is driven by the same thread, so the calling
> will be blocked.
> Then why should we designed our nif code to be reentrant?

I think on SMP systems you can have multiple schedulers.

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