list from a string

Ulf Wiger <>
Sun Feb 15 22:52:06 CET 2004


Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.3 [threads:0]

Eshell V5.3  (abort with ^G)
1> String = "[a,b,c]".
"[a,b,c]"
2> {ok,Tokens,_Line} = erl_scan:string(String ++ ".").
{ok,[{'[',1},{atom,1,a},{',',1},{atom,1,b},{',',1},{atom,1,c},{']',1},{dot,1}],
     1}
3> erl_parse:parse_term(Tokens).
{ok,[a,b,c]}
4>

On Sun, 15 Feb 2004 22:26:59 +0100, Robert Balogh <> 
wrote:

> Hej,
>
> Is it possible to get the list form this string?
> This is the string: "[a,b,c]"
> and I'd like to get back this list [a,b,c]
>
> thank you for your help,
> regards,
> /Robi
>
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Ulf Wiger




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