[erlang-questions] platform independent new line char...

David Mercer <>
Fri Apr 9 15:49:27 CEST 2010


Returns [10] on WinXP/R13B03.  Windows newline is [13, 10].

> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Bengt Kleberg
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> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] platform independent new line char...
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> I do not have Windows available. This is theoretical.
> 
> You can get a new line string by doing:
> io_lib:nl() -> chars()
> Returns a character list which represents a new line character.
> 
> bengt
> 
> On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 08:48 +0200, sapan shah wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Java provides a way to get the new line character in platform
> independent
> > way.
> > String newLine = System.getProperty("line.separator");
> >
> > Is there any way in erlang to do the same??
> >
> 
> 
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