[erlang-questions] erl -name doesn't work

Ludovic Coquelle <>
Fri Feb 23 02:13:01 CET 2007


Isn't it a problem with localname/fullname?
On my ubuntu installation, "erl -name foo" exits with a lot of crash error
reports.
But "erl -sname foo" work very well; as well as "erl -name "
Hope this can help (see doc erts/erl for details on options).

On 2/22/07, David Tucker <> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm running the latest release of Erlang (R11B-3) on Windows XP.  When I
> run:
>
> C:\WINDOWS\system32>"c:\Program Files\erl5.5.3\bin\erl.exe" -name foo
>
> it exits immediately -- no shell, no error message of any sort.  However,
> the following brings up a shell as expected:
>
> C:\WINDOWS\system32>"c:\Program Files\erl5.5.3\bin\erl.exe" -sname foo
> Eshell V5.5.3  (abort with ^G)
> ()1>
>
> Any idea what I'm doing wrong?  Thanks.
>
> Dave
>
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