[erlang-patches] erl_call can now use an IP address for remote node name

Björn Gustavsson <>
Fri Sep 24 14:19:07 CEST 2010

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Julien Barbot <> wrote:
> Hi,
> erl_call was not able to connect to a remote node when the specified node
> with -name contained an IP address.
> The previous inet_addr/htonl calls were not working with ip addresses.
> Here is the small patch:
> git fetch git://github.com/klyr/otp.git erl_call_get_hostent

Thanks! Will include in pu.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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