[erlang-patches] Patch for bug in snmp_test_manager.erl

Colton Leekley-Winslow <>
Tue Apr 15 17:15:58 CEST 2014


Hi Andreas,

    Ahh sorry about that.  I've amended my commit message, which is commit
hash eadc39c5356692d8a093b835d884c8e11faf4c73 .


On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Andreas Schumacher <>wrote:

> Thank you for your contribution! However, before we continue working with
> this patch, please provide a better commit message, according to the
> following guidelines for "Writing good commit messages [1].
>
> [1] https://github.com/erlang/otp/wiki/Writing-good-commit-messages
>
> Andreas Schumacher, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
>
>
> *From:*  [mailto:
> ] *On Behalf Of *Colton Leekley-Winslow
> *Sent:* den 11 april 2014 15:09
> *To:* 
> *Subject:* [erlang-patches] Patch for bug in snmp_test_manager.erl
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
>
>
>     Recently I was familiarizing myself with the SNMP functionality of
> Erlang and decided to use the snmp_test_manager
> (lib/snmp/test/snmp_test_manager.erl) setup as a guide.  During my endeavor
> I was unable to start_link an snmp_test_manager due to a badmatch occurring
> on line 133.  See traceback here:  http://pastebin.com/1eNYkGTz
>
>
>
> This is because on line 133 the snmp_test_manager module is expecting a
> tuple of {ok, Pid} from snmpm:start_link/0 .  However, snmpm:start_link/0
> will only return the atom ok.  This causes a badmatch.  By editing line 133
> of snmp_test_manager.erl to only expect the atom ok, and editing line 136
> to not reference the no longer existing Pid variable, I was able to fix the
> module.  I also edited line 59 to remove the mgr key from the State record,
> as after these changes it was no longer being used.  You can find my public
> repository here:
>
>
>
> https://github.com/telsacolton/otp
>
>
>
> and the branch with the fix is called
>   snmp_test_manager_badmatch_pid<https://github.com/telsacolton/otp/tree/snmp_test_manager_badmatch_pid>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Colton Leekley-Winslow
>
> Developer, Telsasoft
>
> (952) 707-8581
>
>


-- 
Colton Leekley-Winslow
Developer, Telsasoft
(952) 707-8581
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