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

David Tucker <>
Mon Mar 5 05:23:22 CET 2007


Can anyone follow up on this?  Thanks.

Dave


On 2/23/07, David Tucker <> wrote:
>
>
> > 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 
> >    Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5.2 [source] [async-threads:0]
> > [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
> >
> >    Eshell V5.5.2  (abort with ^G)
> >    ()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.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
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