[erlang-patches] Re: patch for sys:get_status to call format_status/2

Steve Vinoski <>
Fri Nov 27 22:31:50 CET 2009

2009/11/27 Björn Gustavsson <>

> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 7:31 PM, Steve Vinoski <> wrote:
> > Since I never got a response on the patch below that I submitted in
> August,
> > I've just resubmitted the patch below via a fork and a pull request on
> > github.com. Let me know if anything's missing or if more is needed. For
> > example, this is undocumented, and I wasn't sure if this should be
> > documented in sys, gen_server, gen_fsm, or all the above so I left it
> > undocumented.
> Thanks!
> If we are going to include it in OTP, it should be documented so that
> people will know about it. I think that it should be documented in all
> the places you mentioned (get_status() and callback function in sys,
> the callback functions for the other modules).
> Running the test suite with your modified sys, there is one failing
> test case in gen_fsm_SUITE in the Stdlib test suite. Can you have
> a look at that?
> I have just added a new wiki page on how to run the tests:
>   http://wiki.github.com/erlang/otp/running-tests

Yes, I'll happily look at the test and also work on the documentation.


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