[erlang-questions] Using erl_call
Mon Feb 18 13:27:51 CET 2008
Of course you need to have the correct path setup in order to find erl_call.
But I think it is really questionable why you should execute erl_call
at all from a C-node as you call it.
A C-node is for me a C-program communicationg with other Erlang-nodes
and C-nodes using the Erlang distribution Protocol. The C-node is
implemented with help of the ei and erl_interface library functions
which are available in the erl_interface
Erl_call is a C-program that acts as a temporary short lived C-node. Erl_call
is written using the erl_interface functions mentioned above and was originally
meant to be an example of how to use these functions to implement a C-node.
So if you already have a C-node you don't need to execute erl_call. You can
look at the erl_call source code and do something similar in your own C-node
if you have not already implemented functionality for invoking a function on
an Erlang-node from a C-node.
/Kenneth , Erlang/OTP team at Ericsson
On 2/18/08, Anthony Kong <> wrote:
> Can You specify full path?
> e.g. assuming *nix based OS,
> system("/usr/bin/erl_call ...");
> 2008/2/18 J Bhanot <>:
> > Hi,
> > How can we use erl_call in C node.
> > I have tried using system("erl_call -s -a 'erlang time' -n e1");
> > but, get the error sh: erl_call: command not found
> > guess because its not shell command....
> > Is there any other way of doing this.
> > Regards,
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