Attaching a shell to a running node.

Serge Aleynikov <>
Fri Aug 18 00:14:57 CEST 2006


Yes, pressing Ctrl-C in the remote shell is indeed a frequently overseen 
issue that I am sure has bitten every Erlang developer at some point.

I suggest starting erl with +Bi option in production.  This inhibits 
accidental Ctrl-C.

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Serge Aleynikov
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Logan, Martin wrote:
> You can start multiple remote shells and juggle sessions that way (just
> make
> sure you pay attention to what node you are on before running arbitrary
> commands :-)
> 
> -Rick
> 
> One in particular to watch out for is doing q() when in a remote shell
> session.  This will not stop your local shell but, as I found out the
> hard way on a production node, will bring down the remote node :-O
> 
> Martin
> 






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