Strange behavior (for me)

Serge Aleynikov <>
Fri Feb 17 17:10:18 CET 2006


$ erl -mnesia dir '"/tmp"'
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.4.12 [source] [hipe] [threads:0]

Eshell V5.4.12  (abort with ^G)
1> mnesia:start().
ok


Taavi Talvik wrote:
>  > erl -mnesia dir /tmp
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.4.12 [source] [hipe] [threads:0] 
> [kernel-poll]
> 
> Eshell V5.4.12  (abort with ^G)
> 1> mnesia:start().
> 
> =ERROR REPORT==== 17-Feb-2006::11:59:20 ===
> application_controller: syntax error before: '/': /tmp
> {error,{bad_environment_value,"/tmp"}}
> 
> System:
> FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #0: Thu Nov  3 09:36:13 UTC 2005     
> :/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
> 
> Erlang compiled from port:
>     erlang-r10b9,1
>     # $FreeBSD: ports/lang/erlang/Makefile,v 1.81 2006/02/04 23:52:18 
> olgeni Exp $
> 
> 
> 
> best regards,
> taavi
> 
> 

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