extra console/shell

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Mon Jul 1 14:46:43 CEST 2002

>From: Per Hedeland <>
>Besides what has already been mentioned, there is of course the "remote
>shell" built into the "job control" - requires that the node is running
>distributed though, and that you can run Erlang on the system you want to
>connect from.

Yes, this I was aware of, but it isn't what I need. The extra overhead of 
another node is too large.

>Note also that this remote shell is actually authenticated (via the
>erlang cookies) - having something that "drops right into an erlang
>shell" listening on a TCP port in a production system is not such a hot
>idea if you care about security:-), but it should be fine for

True, this is something to think about!

Thanks!! Regards,

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