[erlang-questions] install_release/1 always returns enoent error

Sergey S ad.sergey@REDACTED
Fri Jan 9 20:14:54 CET 2009


While reading OTP Design Principles (Release Handling part) I've found that
function release_handler:install_release/1 doesn't work as expected. It
returns a strange error, complaining about relup file:

Eshell V5.6.5  (abort with ^G)
1> release_handler:install_release("B").

And it's true - there is no such a file. Instead of $ROOT/releases/R12B my
relup file resides in $ROOT/releases/B. I have no idea why release_handler
searches for relup in R12B dir :/ It looks like a bug...

I tried to copy my relup to R12B dir by hand, but It didn't help:

2> release_handler:install_release("B").

Then, I've tried to find out the solution through Google. But what I've
found (please, look at the comments for this article) was:

There are people who run into the same problem. Unfortunatelly nobody gave
solution to this problem.

Here is the sources of my test app (1.4Kb):


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