Ets Question

Alex Peake <>
Sat May 25 17:42:57 CEST 2002


Thanks for the suggestion, but no, that is not the problem:

    ets:new(vbDecl,[set,public,named_table,{keypos,1}])
    ets:insert(vbDecl,{varchar, "As String"}),


Alex


> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Matthias Lang
> Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 3:42 AM
> To: Alex Peake
> Cc: Hakan Mattsson; 
> Subject: RE: Ets Question
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I can but guess what your vbDecl module is doing, perhaps you forgot
> to make the table a named table:
> 
>    Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.1.1 [source]
>    
>    Eshell V5.1.1  (abort with ^G)
>    1> self().
>    <0.23.0>
>    2> ets:new(mytable, [public, named_table]).
>    mytable
>    3> 
>    User switch command
>     --> s
>     --> c
>    Eshell V5.1.1  (abort with ^G)
>    1> self().
>    <0.43.0>
>    2> ets:lookup(mytable, bla).
>    []
> 
> Matthias
> 
> --------------------
> 
> Alex Peake writes:
> 
>  > Trouble is, in the second shell, the table is not visible.
>  > 
>  > 1>  ets:lookup(vbDecl, varchar).
>  > ** exited: {badarg,[{ets,lookup,[vbDecl,varchar]},
>  >                     {erl_eval,expr,3},
>  >                     {erl_eval,exprs,4},
>  >                     {shell,eval_loop,2}]} **
>  > 
>  > =ERROR REPORT==== 24-May-2002::22:30:40 ===
>  > Error in process <0.22.0> with exit value:
>  > 
> {badarg,[{ets,lookup,[vbDecl,varchar]},{erl_eval,expr,3},{erl_eval
> ,exprs,4},
>  > {shell,eval_loop,2}]}
>  > 
>  > But in the shell I start it in:
>  > 
>  > 1> vbDecl:init().
>  > true
>  > 2> ets:lookup(vbDecl, varchar).
>  > [{varchar,"As String"}]
>  > 
>  > The above was in XEmacs. In the regular (werl) shell:
>  > 
>  > Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.1.1 [threads:0]
>  > 
>  > Eshell V5.1.1  (abort with ^G)
>  > 1> ets:lookup(vbDecl, varchar).
>  > 
>  > =ERROR REPORT==== 24-May-2002::22:33:49 ===
>  > Error in process <0.25.0> with exit value:
>  > {badarg,[{ets,lookup,[vbDecl,varchar]
>  > },{erl_eval,expr,3},{erl_eval,exprs,4},{shell,eval_loop,2}]}
>  > ** exited: {badarg,[{ets,lookup,[vbDecl,varchar]},
>  >                     {erl_eval,expr,3},
>  >                     {erl_eval,exprs,4},
>  >                     {shell,eval_loop,2}]} **
>  > 
>  > Am I missing something?
>  > 
>  > Alex
> 




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