[erlang-questions] how does a DistEntry get its `creation' value?

Leo Liu sdl.web@REDACTED
Wed Apr 15 03:58:57 CEST 2015

On 2015-04-10 12:52 +0800, Leo Liu wrote:
> I am looking at function erts_find_or_insert_dist_entry in
> erl_node_tables.c and there is no `creation' at insertion time. Any idea
> how a DistEntry gets its `creation' value?
> I also checked the distribution protocol and it seems a node can get its
> own creation when publish to epmd. So when node A connects to node B, it
> doesn't have node B's `creation'. How does the DistEntry for node B have
> a correct creation value? Thanks.

Any pointers? Thanks.


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