[erlang-questions] Noob Question ...

Richard Carlsson <>
Fri Mar 6 09:31:06 CET 2009


Shelby Ramsey wrote:
> It compiles ... but when I run ... well ... it spits this:
> 
> =ERROR REPORT==== 5-Mar-2009::20:19:27 ===
> Error in process <0.30.0> with exit value: 
> {function_clause,[{test,client,[8021]},{erl_eval,do_apply,5},{shell,exprs,6},{shell,eval_loop,3}]}
> 
> ** exited: {function_clause,[{test,client,[8021]},
>                              {erl_eval,do_apply,5},
>                              {shell,exprs,6},
>                              {shell,eval_loop,3}]} **
> 
> 
> So what did I hose up?  And more importantly ... where is some 
> documentation re: how to debug the "error report".

Looks like you are running a slightly older Erlang system; try
upgrading and you'll get improved error reports. The above error
will be shown as "no function clause matching test:client(8021)".

     /Richard




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