[erlang-patches] proplists: Correct some specs

Fredrik <>
Mon Dec 17 11:40:13 CET 2012

Hello again,
I have re-fetched and it is again in the 'master-pu' branch.
Let's hope this will solve the problem!

BR Fredrik Gustafsson
Erlang OTP Team
On 12/17/2012 11:20 AM, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> On 12/17/2012 10:26 AM, Fredrik wrote:
>> Hello Kostis!
>> These files are updated manually.
> This seems to me to be very wrong.  I would have guessed that there 
> would be by now some automatic way of creating these files from the 
> edoc comments in the source file instead of cutting and pasting these 
> comments by hand...
> Anyway, I think I've updated the branch appropriately now. Please 
> refetch:
>   git fetch git://github.com/kostis/otp.git proplists-spec-cleanup
> Kostis
>> BR Fredrik Gustafsson
>> Erlang OTP Team
>> On 12/14/2012 10:10 PM, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
>>> On 12/14/2012 04:28 PM, Fredrik wrote:
>>>> First of all, it is `make release_docs` that fails, i.e the
>>>> documentation building.
>>>> Did you try to build the documentation?
>>> No, I had not done so before this mail. But now I have and I can
>>> verify the failure you are getting.
>>> The problem is that I cannot fix it.
>>> I issued a 'make release_docs' command and it seems that this does not
>>> re=generate the .xml files (stdlib/doc/src/proplists.xml in
>>> particular) so whatever documentation I change in the
>>> src/proplists.erl file, the change does not get reflected in the .xml
>>> file.
>>> In fact, it seems that these files are part of github and actually
>>> pretty old (proplists.xml is more than two years old !?!?).
>>> Apparently, the information in them refers to names of variables in
>>> specs of the .erl file. This does not feel right...
>>> How does one re-create the .xml files? Because 'make release_docs'
>>> does not seem to have any effect on them...
>>> Kostis

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