[erlang-questions] Configuring SASL

Gunilla Arendt <>
Mon Jun 11 10:35:59 CEST 2007


Kirill Zaborski wrote:
 > Nope, I simply run"erl" but it looks like it uses default start.boot and
 > it includes sasl options so sasl.app does not get read.
 > Actually I'm playing around with sasl/rb and at the moment can not get
 > it working. I've used -config option and specified report directory but
 > now rb complains "cannot read the index file" and I see no information
 > about it in documentation :(
 > How can I get rb working?

An example:

% erl -boot start_sasl -sasl error_logger_mf_dir '"junk"' 
error_logger_mf_maxbytes 1000 error_logger_mf_maxfiles 3
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5.4.3 [async-threads:0] [hipe] 
[kernel-poll:false]


=PROGRESS REPORT==== 11-Jun-2007::09:30:07 ===
...

Eshell V5.5.4.3  (abort with ^G)
1> gen_event:which_handlers(error_logger).
[log_mf_h,sasl_report_tty_h,error_logger,error_logger_tty_h]

2> error_logger:info_report("testing testing").

=INFO REPORT==== 11-Jun-2007::09:30:41 ===
testing testing
ok

3> rb:start().
rb: reading report...done.
rb: reading report...done.
rb: reading report...done.

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 11-Jun-2007::10:31:09 ===
           supervisor: {local,sasl_sup}
              started: [{pid,<0.44.0>},
                        {name,rb_server},
                        {mfa,{rb,start_link,[[]]}},
                        {restart_type,temporary},
                        {shutdown,brutal_kill},
                        {child_type,worker}]
{ok,<0.44.0>}

4> rb:list().
   No                Type   Process       Date     Time
   ==                ====   =======       ====     ====
    6            progress  <0.29.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:07
    5            progress  <0.29.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:07
    4            progress  <0.29.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:07
    3            progress  <0.29.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:07
    2            progress  <0.22.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:07
    1         info_report  <0.23.0> 2007-06-11 09:30:41
ok

/ Gunilla



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