[erlang-questions] Erlang Module installation

Trevor Woollacott <>
Tue Aug 26 17:36:13 CEST 2008


To include ESDL in your .erl file this should work:
-include_lib("esdl/include/sdl.hrl").



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Timothy Baldridge" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 4:30 PM
Subject: [erlang-questions] Erlang Module installation


> I'm new to Erlang, and I'm trying to use ESDL. I have it ESDL
> installed to /opt/local/lib/erlang/lib/esdl-0.96.0626/ (the default).
> But when I go to include ESDL in my .erl file I have to put it like
> like 
> this -include(/opt/local/lib/erlang/lib/esdl-0.96.0626/include/sdl.hrl)
> otherwise it doesn't work (can't find the file). So I finally just
> used the absolute paths as mentioned above. But then it complains that
> it "sh: line 0: exec: sdl_driver: not found". What's the proper way to
> install a erlang module and to include it in a project. Is there a way
> to setup a search path? In Python it looks first in the current
> directory then in the site-packages directory of the Python install
> dir.
>
> Can anyone help me out?
>
> Timothy
>
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