[erlang-questions] File IO

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Fri May 16 23:00:39 CEST 2008


On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 10:51 PM, Vlad12 <> wrote:

> Does anyone know how to get around this, to write touples into files?

The docs for file:write/2 specify that the second argument is an iolist().
If you want to output a term, you will have to convert it to its printable
value with for example io_lib:format("~w", [Term]). Or instead of using
file:write/2, you can use io:format/2.

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