[erlang-questions] records in erlang and error while creating it

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Mar 5 12:52:57 CET 2007


On 2007-03-05 11:49, hemant wrote:
> this might be a really stupid question, but at shell I am doing this:
> 
> 2> -record(person, {
> 2> firstName = "",
> 2> lastName = "",
> 2> age}).
> 
> =ERROR REPORT==== 5-Mar-2007::16:06:35 ===
> Error in process <0.33.0> with exit value: {{badmatch,[]},[{erl_eval,expr,3}]}

the record is a preprocessor thing. you can not create records in the shell.


bengt
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