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

Andrew Thompson <>
Wed Jan 20 17:43:36 CET 2010


On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 04:31:50PM -0500, Steve Vinoski wrote:
> 2009/11/27 Bj?rn 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.
> Thanks!
>

Steve,

I'd love to see this patch make it in to erlang ASAP, are you making any
progress or can I provide some help in getting it ready?

Andrew


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