[erlang-questions] "dynamic" include?
Fri Oct 26 08:45:43 CEST 2007
> Hi all -
> is it possible to include programmatically generated path?
> instead of
As it happends, I recently read (in the Erlang Handbook) that you
apparently should be able to do this:
so in principle you should be able to do:
I haven't verified that this works though...
> I suspect not (the above don't compile for me), but the idea is that you
> might not know for sure where the file would be, and rely on the vm to
> figure it out via the code:which() mechanism. For example, yaws can be
> installed locally or globally, and if you need access to yaws hrl files,
> you can't depend on it exist @ a particular location (assuming your code
> branch has no relation with yaws' code branch), and it's a pain if one
> has to modify the source if the locations differ.
> What's the best practice to deal with such situation? Any thoughts are
> appreicated, thanks.
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