[erlang-questions] Fwd: Report errors when using "-detached" option

ERLANG <>
Fri Nov 14 14:46:57 CET 2008


HI Claes,

> This is indeed a real problem. If daemon startup fails, you typically
> want to indicate that through a call to exit(error_code) so that the
> invoker can check $?
>

Hmmm. Calling "exit(error_code)" isn't reported to the invoker.
So $? always equals to 0.

Is this an expected behaviour of calling "exit(error_code)" when using  
"-detached" flag.

I've checked that on both Linux and OSX Leopard with RB12-5.

Regards
Ferret



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