[erlang-questions] apply/2

Jeremy Thurgood <>
Fri Jul 27 18:51:22 CEST 2007


Henrique Ferreiro wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I noticed some extrange behaviour that this list surely can explain:

1> round(2.3).
2
2> apply(round, [2.3]).

=ERROR REPORT==== 27-Jul-2007::18:47:02 ===
Error in process <0.29.0> with exit value: 
{{badfun,round},[{erl_eval,do_apply,5},{shell,exprs,6},{shell,eval_loop,3}]}

** exited: {{badfun,round},
             [{erl_eval,do_apply,5},{shell,exprs,6},{shell,eval_loop,3}]} **
3> apply(erlang, round, [2.3]).
2

Looks like you need to specify the module...

I'm not comfortable enough with the docs to find the reason in the time 
I have available, however. Sorry.  :-/

--J



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