[erlang-questions] [HOWTO] For newbies: print any term without ellipsis in shell using rp()

Mazen Harake <>
Fri Aug 29 17:43:37 CEST 2008


Believe me you are not the first to comment on this :)

Our intention has been to go down that road eventually AFAIK but it has 
simply been a lack of resources... First step was a major overhaul which 
was done a year ago where we gave trapexit a huge facelift + some tuning.

Until then I guess we will have to live with LAMP until we replace it 
with perhaps LYCE (Linux, Yaws, CouchDB, Erlang-web) :)

/Mazen

Edwin Fine wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion. I added it (with great difficulty - it took 
> 20 minutes to do) to the trap_exit Wiki. Here's the link:
>
> http://www.trapexit.org/Print_Untruncated_Terms_In_The_Shell
>
> The difficulties came from timeouts and getting messages like this:
>
>
>   Erlang Community has a problem
>
> *Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties.*
>
> Try waiting a few minutes and reloading.
>
> (Can't contact the database server: Unknown error (localhost:3500))
>
>
> It's ironic that a Wiki about Erlang uses PHP and probably MySql and 
> has performance and reliability problems. Too bad trapexit can't use 
> Erlang to power the Wiki, but perhaps there aren't suitable Erlang 
> Wiki tools available.
>
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Daniele Varrazzo 
> < <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>     2008/8/29 Edwin Fine <
>     <mailto:>>:
>     > I just stumbled across this and found it so useful that I
>     thought other
>     > Erlang newbies might, too. This info is in fact in the
>     erlang-questions
>     > archives, but quite rare (< 10 results that I could find).
>
>     If you find this tip useful (it is), you may want to add it to the
>     Erlang wiki:
>
>         http://www.trapexit.org/Erlang_Wiki
>
>     for instance as an HowTo.
>
>     -- Daniele
>
>
>
>
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