Packaging an application.

Inswitch Solutions - Erlang Evaluation <>
Tue Jan 14 23:23:06 CET 2003


Jeff,
You have to move the file "simpleapp.beam" from "simpleapp/src" to
"simpleapp/ebin"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Einhorn" <>
To: "Erlang-Questions" <>
Cc: "Jeff Einhorn" <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 12:44 PM
Subject: Packaging an application.


> I've been trying to create a simple application following the example
Scott
> Lystig Fritchie posted to the mailing
>
list(http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200001/msg00037.html)
> , but I'm having some trouble.
>
> Here is my directory structure.
> simpleapp/
> simpleapp/ebin/simpleapp.app
> simpleapp/src/simpleapp.erl
> simpleapp/src/simpleapp.beam
> simpleapp/src/simpleapp.rel
>
> Contents of simpleapp.app.
> {application, simpleapp,
> [
>           {description, "A Simple App Test"},
>           {vsn, "0.01"},
>           {id, "Simple Id1"},
>           {modules, [simpleapp]},
>        {registered, [simpleapp] },
>           %% NOTE: It seems as if you don't want to list below libraries
>           %% that are load-only.  This is only a list of applications that
> must
>           %% be started before this application is started.  In the case
of
>           %% increment, we'll be starting it ourselves.
>           {applications, [ kernel, stdlib ] },
>
>           %% This is the statement that triggers the loading process to
call
>           %% the start function (and arguments) for the application.
>           {mod, {simpleapp, []} }
>          ]
>         }.
>
> Contents of simpleapp.rel.
> {release, {"simpleapp", "0.01"}, {erts, "5.2"},
>          [{kernel, "2.8.0"},
>           {stdlib, "1.11.0"},
>           {simpleapp, "0.01"}]}.
>
> When I try and run the following command I get an error, which seems to
> idicate it is not able to find my simpleapp file.  I run the following
from
> the src directory.
> $erl -pa ../ebin -s systools make_script simpleapp -s erlang halt -noshell
>
> {{module_not_found,simpleapp,simpleapp},
>  {simpleapp,'$$ignore$$',simpleapp,"0.01","../ebin"}}
>
> thank you for your time,
> -jeff e
>
>




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