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

David Tucker dbtleonia@REDACTED
Fri Feb 23 20:41:03 CET 2007

> > Next question: in the absence of an fqdn for my computer, what should I
> > specify for the Host part?  An IP address doesn't seem to work.
> Works for me:
>    ~ >erl -name matthias@REDACTED
>    Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5.2 [source] [async-threads:0] [hipe]
> [kernel-poll:false]
>    Eshell V5.5.2  (abort with ^G)
>    (matthias@REDACTED)1>
> Looks like some more digging is needed. Is this a general problem on
> Windows, i.e. do other people have the same problem? (I do not use
> windows, I can't help)

Interesting; good to know that an IP address _should_ work.  Is there any
flag I can pass to erl to have it print out more verbose debugging
information rather than dying silently?  Thanks.

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