[erlang-questions] (newbie) why do I see no output in the erlang shell?

Kirill Zaborski <>
Sun Aug 26 19:27:23 CEST 2007


Erlang statements (commands) are closed with dot, so you actually didn't
closed the command and Erlang shell is waiting you to enter the dot.

Regards,
Kirill.

On 26 Aug 2007 16:11:49 -0000,  <
> wrote:
>
> Apologies if this has already been covered -- I would imagine that others
> encounter this problem but I could not find the answer to this problem --
> and thanks in advance for any help more experienced Erlangers can offer.
>
> I am using Mac OS X (10.4) and I downloaded the tarballs of both the most
> recent and second-most recent versions.
>
> I did the configure && make &&
> sudo make install dance (without passing them any options) and fired up
> erl.
>
>
> And then, this:
> $ erl
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5.4 [source] [async-threads:0]
> [kernel-poll:false]
> Eshell V5.5.4 (abort with ^G)
> 1> 1+1
> 1> 1
> 1>
>
> According
> to everything I read, it should print "2" and then "1" after my two
> commands.
>
>
> So what am I doing wrong here? I've RTFM'd and STFW'd to no avail. I
> really,
> really want to start hacking away with this language. :(
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