[erlang-questions] C nodes and message sending slowness

Sverker Eriksson sverker.eriksson@REDACTED
Wed Apr 18 13:29:44 CEST 2018

In OTP-21 node distribution auto-connect will be truly asynchronous,
which means your example will complete in microseconds.

You can test it out on master branch.

/Sverker, Erlang/OTP

On tis, 2018-04-17 at 16:46 -0700, David Welton wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been looking at the system I'm working on to see how things will
> look if the C node is down:
> timer:tc(fun() -> {any, 'cnode@REDACTED'}  ! {level, 50} end).
> It takes something like 7 seconds!  This shouldn't happen often, but
> it'd be nice if it didn't gum everything up.  I guess it's easy
> enough
> to wrap that in a spawn, but it just seemed a bit odd.
> Thanks

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