[erlang-bugs] module name with .

Hynek Vychodil <>
Sun Feb 28 22:44:13 CET 2010


On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 5:57 PM, J K <> wrote:
> My opinion is that experimental stuff should be off by default.
>
> I'm using "_" now.
>
> I tried comma just for "fun":
>
> 254> c(fm2,2).
> ./fm2.erl:none: no such file or directory
> error
> 255> compile:file(fm2,2.erl).
> * 1: illegal expression
> 256> compile:file('fm2,2.erl').
> {ok,'fm2,2'}
> 257>
>
> Maybe something with the shell?

Try c('fm2,2').
It's just erlang syntax.

>
> Johan
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Robert Virding <>
> To: J K <>
> Cc: Erlang Bugs <>
> Sent: Sun, February 28, 2010 5:15:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [erlang-bugs] module name with .
>
> My guess is that you are interacting with the experimental, and poorly
> documented, package system which assumes things when it sees module
> names with '.'. As far as I know there is no way to turn this off.
> Someone else may know more about this. My only suggestion is to avoid
> module names with a '.'.
>
> Robert
>
> On 28 February 2010 10:09, J K <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> is this a bug?
>>
>> Erlang R13B01 (erts-5.7.2) [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
>>
>> Eshell V5.7.2  (abort with ^G)
>>
>> 4> c('fm2.2').
>> fm2.2.beam: Module name 'fm2.2' does not match file name 'fm2.2'
>> error
>> 5>
>>
>> i have:
>> -module('fm2.2').
>>
>> BR
>> Johan
>>
>>
>>
>>
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