[erlang-questions] What's going on here? (a function with bizarre behavior in Eshell.)

Bengt Kleberg <>
Thu Apr 19 09:05:12 CEST 2007


On 2007-04-18 20:41, Julian Fondren wrote:
...deleted
> but I still have no clue what actually implements v/1
> 

for those that wonder about v() does (in the example deleted) the manual 
have the following to say:

v(N)
     Uses the return value of the command N in the current command, if N 
is positive. If it is negative, the return value of the Nth previous 
command is used (i.e., v(-1) uses the value of the previous command).


this was not an answer the question asked, just information for those 
interested in the problem.


bengt
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