Local Process Registered Name as Term
Mon Aug 30 17:32:44 CEST 2021
I've created our gen_tracker that is used for this during many years.
On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 5:31 PM Frank Muller <frank.muller.erl@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi Vance
> Checkout gproc or syn.
>> What advice can I get on a process registry solution for local (only) lookup using term() rather than atom()?
>> The obvious candidates are erlang:register/2 for atoms and global:register_name/2 for other terms:
>> erlang:register(Name :: atom()), PidOrPort) ->
>> global:register_name(Name :: term(), Pid) ->
>> Which is fine however when it will only be used locally global is a heavyweight solution.
>> Should I roll my own using ets? A process? Other?
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