[erlang-bugs] documentation out of date - /doc/getting_started/seq_prog.html

Göran Stupalo <>
Thu Jan 10 15:01:02 CET 2008


Hello Doug,

Thank you for your mail.
The documentation will be updated in R12B-1.

--
Göran Stupalo, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



Doug Edmunds wrote:
> Documentation should be updated to reflect this change:
> 
> RE:
> file: [root]/doc/getting_started/seq_prog.html
> section: 2.11  If and Case
> code example: tut9.erl
> 
> The output shown is for versions prior to 12B:
> 
> 70> tut9:test_if(33, 33).
> 
> =ERROR REPORT==== 11-Jun-2003::14:03:43 ===
> Error in process <0.85.0> with exit value:
> {if_clause,[{tut9,test_if,2},{erl_eval,exprs,4},{shell,eval_loop,2}]}
> ** exited: {if_clause,[{tut9,test_if,2},
>                            {erl_eval,exprs,4},
>                            {shell,eval_loop,2}]} **
> 
> The output for 12B is (I get this result):
> 
> 3> tut9:test_if(33, 33).
> ** exception error: no true branch found when evaluating an if expression
>       in function  tut9:test_if/2
> 
> ------
> 
> ALSO!
> 
> The current explanation (near beginning of 2.11 says only
> "If no condition matches, there will be a run time failure."
> 
> Perhaps change to this:
> 
> If no condition matches, there will be a run time failure.
> The error message is "no true branch found when evaluating an if 
> expression".
> 
> 
> Doug Edmunds
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