[erlang-questions] command-line args in erl

Jordan Wilberding <>
Thu Apr 15 23:31:24 CEST 2010


render:main(['200','200']).

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Wes James <> wrote:

> I am running through the mandelbrot example from:
>
>
> http://projects.trapexit.org/web/#/web/project/github::ghulette::mandelbrot-erlang
>
> and it has:
>
> main([WArg,HArg]) ->.....
>
> so you can provide command-line args like main 200 200, but how do you
> do provide command line args in erl?
>
> render:main([200,200]).
>
> spits out:
>
> ** exception error: bad argument
>     in function  atom_to_list/1
>        called as atom_to_list(200)
>     in call from render:main/1
>
> what should main(??) look like?
>
> thx,
>
> -wes
>
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