[erlang-bugs] Weird documentation of distributed applications
Wed Dec 12 13:21:01 CET 2012
I got pointed at a weirdness in the documentation by Eric Pailleau. This
"The system configuration files for and are identical,
except for the list of mandatory nodes which should be [,
] for and [, ] for "
First, that's incredibly clumsy. Having a different configuration file
per node like this is just impractical if you're going to have 50 of them.
But looking at the code it appears you can actually put [,
, ] everywhere, because all this does is to ping
everything and make sure they're up before continuing. A ping to
yourself *does* work so that makes the whole sentence pointless.
What to do?
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