make_script info

Sean Hinde <>
Wed Jul 24 18:45:33 CEST 2002

> Now I am a bit confused. If the *.app file is supposed
> to be in the ebin directory then why doesn't
> systools:make_script("appname") find it when I run it?
> Even if it is in the ebin should I provide a path
> (perhaps that is what I am not doing). My original
> problem was that the make_script function couldn't
> find the *.app file in ebin (though thats where its
> at). I kept getting a file not found error which was a
> bit frustrating.

Yep, .app not found is the irritating symptom of not having the ebin in your

erl -pa "...path"

or, in your .erlang file in your home directory put:



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