[erlang-questions] problem running escript upon linux startup

Claes Wikstrom klacke@REDACTED
Tue May 12 19:56:52 CEST 2009

Roger Critchlow wrote:
> I believe that the %%! -env setting in the script takes place too late
> to satisfy the erlang runtime.
> If the script is being launched from another script, inside
> /etc/rc.local, then try this:
> HOME=/root path-to-escript

I think it could be argued that it's a bug that erlexec requires HOME
to be set. There are no valid reasons for that.


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