edoc feature request

Richard Carlsson <>
Wed Feb 1 22:40:07 CET 2006

Serge Aleynikov wrote:
> I'd like to request a new feature in edoc.  When I run edoc in
> non-interactive mode by means of a makefile and it detects a
> documentation syntax problem, it prints out an error, and exits the
> application (and the beam), yet the exit code of the beam process
> doesn't indicate a failure.  Therefore make doesn't stop on such an error.
> It would be nice to have an option accepted by the
> edoc_run:applicaiton/1 that upon failure would terminate the emulator
> using erlang:halt(Code).
> It looks like this should be something simple to implement, yet if
> desired I can submit a patch.

It seems simple enough - I'll have a look. Thanks for the heads-up.
Do you really need to be able to give the exit code as an option,
or would some decent fixed non-zero value be good enough?


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