Calling a function from command line

Ernie Makris <>
Sun Mar 5 19:25:44 CET 2006


Hi Pupeno,

Please take a look erl_call utility that I love. It may not be the best
fit for command line, but try it out.

http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.4.12/lib/erl_interface-3.5.4/doc/html/erl_call.html

Thanks
Ernie
Pupeno wrote:
> Hello,
> I am making a kind of script that generates documentation using edoc.
> I need to call edoc:files(["my", "list", "of", "files"], [{so, "me"}, {opt, 
> "ions"}]) but that can't be called from the shell itself, so, is there a 
> better way to do it than:
>
> echo "edoc:files([\"my\", \"list\", \"of\", \"files\"], [{so, \"me\"}, {opt, 
> \"ions\"}])" | erl
>
> ?
>
> Thanks.
>   



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