[erlang-questions] Need help with systools:make_tar/2

Matt Williamson <>
Mon Aug 18 14:02:24 CEST 2008


No problem, I hope someone can help though :)

I have two projects with the same problem and I have not seen make_tar run
successfully to date.

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 7:53 AM, Mazen Harake
<>wrote:

> Sorry all... This is what happens when you read something and answer
> quickly :(
>
> Completly ignore what I just wrote :P
>
> /Mazen
>
> Mazen Harake wrote:
>
>> Hi Mat,
>>
>> Answers inline...
>>
>> Matt Williamson wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> I have an OTP app with the following simpledb.rel file:
>>>
>>> /{release, {"simpledb", "1.0"}, {erts, "5.5.5"},
>>>      [{simpledb, "1.0"},
>>>       {kernel, "2.11.5"},
>>>       {stdlib, "1.14.5"}]}./
>>>
>>> And the following simpledb.app file:
>>>
>>> /{application, simpledb,
>>>    [{description, "Stores Key, Value pairs."},
>>>     {id, "simpledb"},
>>>     {vsn, "1.0"},
>>>     {modules, [simpledb_app, simpledb_sup, simpledb_svr]},
>>>     {mod, {simpledb_app, []}},
>>> /
>>>
>>>
>> Why do you have an empty list here? mod specifies modules for application
>> simpledb... and empty list ("") is not a valid module name :)
>>
>>
>>> /     {registered, [simpledb_svr]},
>>>
>>>     {applications, [kernel, stdlib]}]}./
>>>
>>> When I run `systools:make_tar("simpledb", [{path, ["ebin"]}])` I get the
>>> following error:
>>>
>>> /{{case_clause,
>>>     {'EXIT',
>>>         {function_clause,
>>>             [{filename,join,[[]]},
>>>              {systools_make,add_appl,7},
>>>              {systools_make,'-add_applications/5-fun-0-',6},
>>>              {lists,foldl,3},
>>>              {systools_make,add_applications,5},
>>>              {systools_make,mk_tar,6},
>>>              {systools_make,mk_tar,5},
>>>              {systools_make,make_tar,2}]}}},
>>>  [{systools_make,'-add_applications/5-fun-0-',6},
>>>  {lists,foldl,3},
>>>  {systools_make,add_applications,5},
>>>  {systools_make,mk_tar,6},
>>>  {systools_make,mk_tar,5},
>>>  {systools_make,make_tar,2},
>>>  {erl_eval,do_apply,5},
>>>  {escript,code_handler,4}]}/
>>>
>>> `systools:make_script("simpledb", [{path, ["ebin"]}])` works fine.
>>>
>>> Also if you know why I get the following junk, it would be forever
>>> thankful:
>>>
>>> /*WARNING* kernel: Object code (application) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (application_controller) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (application_master) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (application_starter) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (auth) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (code) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (code_aux) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (packages) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (code_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (dist_util) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_boot_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_distribution) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_prim_loader) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_reply) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erlang) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (error_handler) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (error_logger) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (file) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (file_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (file_io_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (prim_file) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (global) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (global_group) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (global_search) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (group) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (heart) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (hipe_unified_loader) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet6_tcp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet6_tcp_dist) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet6_udp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_config) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_hosts) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_gethost_native) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_tcp_dist) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (init) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (kernel) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (kernel_config) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (net) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (net_adm) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (net_kernel) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (os) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (ram_file) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (rpc) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (user) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (user_drv) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (user_sup) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (disk_log) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (disk_log_1) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (disk_log_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (disk_log_sup) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (dist_ac) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_ddll) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erl_epmd) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (erts_debug) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (gen_tcp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (gen_udp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (gen_sctp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (prim_inet) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_db) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_dns) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_parse) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_res) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_tcp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_udp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (inet_sctp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (pg2) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (seq_trace) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (wrap_log_reader) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (zlib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* kernel: Object code (otp_ring0) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (base64) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (beam_lib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (c) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (calendar) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets_sup) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets_utils) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets_v8) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dets_v9) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (dict) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (digraph) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (digraph_utils) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (edlin) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (edlin_expand) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (epp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (eval_bits) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_bits) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_compile) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_eval) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_expand_records) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_internal) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_lint) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_parse) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_posix_msg) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_pp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_scan) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (erl_tar) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (error_logger_file_h) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (error_logger_tty_h) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (escript) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (ets) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (file_sorter) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (filelib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (filename) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gb_trees) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gb_sets) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gen) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gen_event) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gen_fsm) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (gen_server) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (io) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (io_lib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (io_lib_format) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (io_lib_fread) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (io_lib_pretty) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (lib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (lists) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (log_mf_h) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (math) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (ms_transform) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (orddict) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (ordsets) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (otp_internal) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (pg) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (pool) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (proc_lib) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (proplists) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (qlc) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (qlc_pt) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (queue) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (random) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (regexp) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (sets) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (shell) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (shell_default) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (slave) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (sofs) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (string) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (supervisor) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (supervisor_bridge) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (sys) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (timer) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (win32reg) out of date
>>> *WARNING* stdlib: Object code (zip) out of date/
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot!
>>>
>>> Matt
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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