[erlang-bugs] PDF documentation bug for erl_interface

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Tue Apr 1 17:51:43 CEST 2008

Hi Tim,

This is an error in the PDF-documentation due to repeated references and 
it will be corrected in upcoming release.

Thank you for reporting this.


Tim Becker wrote:
> Hi,
>  (this is my first bug report  here, so I'm not fully aware of the
>  local etiquette, bare with me)
>  The PDF version of erl_interface has a strange "bug" that took me a
>  while to figure out: the first chapter is repeated twice. Once it's
>  called " 1.1 The EI Library User's Guide" and once called "1.2 The
>  Erl_Interface Library".
>  The PDF is downloaded from here:
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/pdf/erl_interface.pdf
>  The equivalent HTML Docs
>  (http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/erl_interface/index.html) doesn't seem
>  to contain this error. I did one or two spotchecks on other PDFs and
>  that behaviour doesn't seem to appear anywhere else.
>  I couldn't see to find the source of that particular document in the
>  source distribution, so I can't tell whether this is "on purpose" or a
>  tool bug.
>  Thanks,
>    -Tim
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