[erlang-questions] Parametrized modules and the shell

Hans Bolinder <>
Mon Sep 3 08:21:08 CEST 2007

[Thomas Lindgren:]
> I'm experimenting with parametrized modules, and have
> a practical question: am I doing something wrong, or
> do they just not work very well in the interactive
> shell (R11B5)?
> Two examples:
> 1. Create a concrete module, C = Mod:new(SubMod)
>    then apply it: C:function(...)
>    That crashed in the shell (badfun), but works in compiled code.

There is a patch, see


Best regards,

Hans Bolinder, Erlang/OTP team

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