[erlang-questions] error message interpretation

Michael McDaniel <>
Mon Dec 25 20:53:24 CET 2006


 You are welcome, and welcome to Erlang!

 No worries with your question; easy to miss, especially when
 learning something new.

~M

On Mon, Dec 25, 2006 at 07:32:39PM +0100, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> 
> On Mon, 25 Dec 2006 10:14:37 -0800
> Michael McDaniel <> wrote:
> 
> 
> >  The function mytimer:timeout/2 is not exported hence has no
> >  external visibility.  The error message (undef) says it is 
> >  undefined.
> > 
> >  It works when you call mytimer:start(1000,  "Wakeup"). because, in
> >  that case, mytimer:timeout/2 is being called from within the module
> >  where it does have visibility (without having to be exported).
> > 
> 
> I apologize for posting such a trivial question. I was trying out so 
> many things that I overlooked the obvious.
> 
> Thanks a lot for your help.
> 
> -- 
> Manfred
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