[erlang-questions] ubuntu upstart job to run an erlang application

Colm Dougan <>
Fri Nov 20 19:59:20 CET 2009


On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Pablo Platt <> wrote:
>
> So my mochiweb app doesn't run.
> When I'm using the start.sh script generated with the skeleton my app
> run fine.

Is the 'HOME' environment variable defined?  This is a gotcha I've run
into in the past.

:~$ env - erl
erlexec: HOME must be set

However :

:~$ env - HOME="/home/colm" erl
Eshell V5.6.5  (abort with ^G)
1>

Colm


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