[erlang-questions] debugger not starting up

Ngoc Dao <>
Fri Oct 2 15:28:26 CEST 2009


Just in case... you should install wxWidgets first, then Erlang.

When compiling Erlang from source, you should check the output of
./configure command to see if it can find wxWidgets.


On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 9:34 PM, Arun Suresh <> wrote:
> As of now... I have tried all of the following..
>
> * reinstall erlang R13B01 and wxwidgets 2.8.10 via macports.
> * build elrang R13B01 from source AND wxwidgets 2.8.10 from source..
> * build elrang R13B02-1 from source AND wxwidgets 2.8.10 from source..
>
> In each case...
>> wx:new().
> just results
> in a boring white rectangle in the middle of the screen.
>
> any suggestions anyone ?
>
> -Arun
>
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Ngoc Dao <> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Suresh,
>>
>> You need wxWidgets:
>> * Install wxWidgets (installing from MacPors is OK)
>> * Reinstall Erlang (I recommend installing from source code)
>>
>> Ngoc
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Arun Suresh <> wrote:
>> > Hello
>> >
>> > I am currently using R13B01 on my Mac OSX 10.5.8.
>> > For some reason, I am not able to start the debugger..
>> >
>> > I fire up erl and, if i do a debugger:start() or an im(), all i see is a
>> > white-box in the middle of the screen..
>> >
>> > I was wondering if anybody else here has experienced anything similar..
>> > and
>> > has found a solution to this..
>> >
>> > -Arun
>> >
>
>


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