[erlang-patches] Fixes TypEr crash when doing old files cleanup

Kostis Sagonas <>
Wed Sep 28 08:09:06 CEST 2011

On 09/25/11 02:44, Ricardo Catalinas Jiménez wrote:
> Please fetch:
>      git fetch git://github.com/jimenezrick/otp.git fix-typer-delete
> * One commit in this branch:
> I reported this bug some months ago. Kostis Sagonas acknowledged that
> there was a bug but not action was taken. So I would like to insist
> politely that a fix should be included for this silly bug.
> The bug is very simple and the solution *does not alter* in any way the
> core functionality of TypEr.
> The thing is that when TypEr starts, it tries to clean up the old files
> generated by itself, but if any of those files is not there, TypEr will
> crash because of this:
>      ok = file:delete(OldFile)
> So, it is as simple as to replace that line with:
>      file:delete(OldFile)

Thanks for the reminder!  We will fix the problem in a better way.


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