[erlang-patches] human readable strings from {Errorline, Module, ErrorDescriptor}

Henrik Nord <>
Mon Feb 17 07:59:14 CET 2014


Hello

I will take a look at this today.

If possible, try to follow 
https://github.com/erlang/otp/wiki/Submitting-patches when submitting a 
patch.
Even minor ones, if you make use of githubs "pull-request" it will save 
us alot of manual labor.

On 2014-02-11 14:09, David Welton wrote:
> This is very minor, so I'm just sending a patch here:
>
> --- a/lib/stdlib/doc/src/erl_parse.xml
> +++ b/lib/stdlib/doc/src/erl_parse.xml
> @@ -200,6 +200,12 @@
>         </p>
>       <code type="none">
>       Module:format_error(ErrorDescriptor)    </code>
> +    <p>
> +      It is also possible to obtain a human-readable string
> describing the error with this function:
> +    </p>
> +    <code type="none">
> +    file:format_error({Errorline, Module, ErrorDescriptor})    </code>
> +
>     </section>
>
>     <section>
>
> This could also be added to io.xml, epp.xml, erl_lint.xml and erl_scan.xml.
>
> If needs be, I guess I could create a branch, pull request, and so on.
>

-- 
/Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP



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