Wrangler not starting on Emacs on Ubuntu Jaunty (amd64)

Juan Jose Comellas <>
Thu Jun 4 18:14:12 CEST 2009

I've just started using Wrangler (latest version from SVN) with Erlang R13B
for some refactoring I need to perform on the code base I'm working on. The
first problem I've encountered is that it wouldn't start on Emacs when using
Ubuntu Jaunty (amd64). Emacs was complaining because the
'wrangler-erlang-shell-type' did not have a valid value, so I made a small
patch that seems to solve the problem. I sincerely doubt this is correct but
at least it works.

Here's the patch:

--- wrangler.el 2009-06-02 19:29:14.798399904 -0300
+++ /usr/local/share/wrangler/elisp/wrangler.el 2009-06-02
19:44:50.351824277 -0300
@@ -262,6 +262,10 @@
   "Command to execute start a new Wrangler Erlang shell"

+(defvar wrangler-erlang-shell-type 'newshell
+  "Variable needed to make Wrangler start"
 (defun wrangler-erlang()
   "Run an Wrangler Erlang shell"

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