Calling internal functions - foo::bar() ?

Mats Cronqvist <>
Wed Mar 2 16:07:40 CET 2005



Kostis Sagonas wrote:

> Being somebody who never used the -compile(export_all) directive
> in his life, I really would very much like to understand why this
> proposed addition would be "immensely useful" especially since
> currently there are very nice alternatives:
> 
> 	erlc +export_all File
> or
> 	c(File, [export_all]).
> 
> which nicely do the trick (whenever *really* needed).

   perhaps in an environment where you cannot use erlc? perhaps because there 
are 27 include files in places known only to the makefile, or the source code is 
not available? purely hypothetical of course.

    mats



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