[erlang-questions] Background wx_object set_id/2

Frans Schneider fchschneider@REDACTED
Mon Aug 6 14:56:21 CEST 2018

I am not really sure I get the full picture yet. So, it is not tinkering 
with the wx_object process itself but just sets an attribute in the data 
structure of the wxWidget object? But why are the wx_object functions 
stop, call and cast using that Pid than?


On 08/06/2018 02:29 PM, Dan Gudmundsson wrote:
> If you use wx_object module the pid is used to access the corresponding 
> erlang process/server.
> If you fetch the "object" from wxWidgets for example
> from Parent = wxWindow:getParent(Window) you will get an object without 
> the pid set and you can manually set it with wx_object:set_pid/2.
> /Dan
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 1:42 PM Frans Schneider <fchschneider@REDACTED 
> <mailto:fchschneider@REDACTED>> wrote:
>     Dear list,
>     I am wondering what purpose the wx_object:set_pid/2 function serves?
>     Why
>     would one use this?
>     Thanks,
>     Frans
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