[erlang-questions] Can't set long node name on windows

Raimo Niskanen <>
Wed Jul 4 11:10:17 CEST 2007


Try:
	erl -name  -setcookie abc

On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 11:46:13AM +0300, Dmitrii 'Mamut' Dimandt wrote:
> Reading Joe Armstrong's book and trying all the examples :)
> 
> Anyway, in the "Distributed Programming" chapter I'm trying to run one
> node on a Linux box and another one on a Windows box.
> 
> Unfortunately, trying to invoke erl like this:
> 
>     erl -name bilbo -setcookie abc
> 
> results in "Can't set long node name. Please check your configuration"
> 
> Both machines run on DHCP. And yes, I know, Windows sucks :) But I need
> it :(

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