[erlang-questions] shell-questions

Dale Harvey <>
Mon Apr 19 21:51:56 CEST 2010


you can use to_erl / run_erl to use erlang through a named pipe

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2531150/how-to-receive-stdio-and-error-logger-messages-on-a-remote-shell

I have found the ssh part redundant, but it seems to work well.

On 19 April 2010 20:42, Hynek Vychodil <> wrote:

> Unfortunately rlwrap filters out ^G which is show stopper for me. Is
> there any workaround?
>
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Evans, Matthew <>
> wrote:
> > Someone posted this a few weeks ago:
> >
> >> For anyone who hasn't found it, there's a great little utility (on
> >> Linux, at least) called 'rlwrap' which gives you the full readline
> >> feature set on any command line system (like, say, the erlang shell).
> >> I simply have 'erl' aliased to 'rlwrap -a erl'.  It gives you
> >> everything provided by this patch as well as as a searchable history
> >> (just like you get in bash with Ctrl-r).
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:  [mailto:]
> On Behalf Of Jesper Pettersson
> > Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 2:42 AM
> > To: 
> > Subject: [erlang-questions] shell-questions
> >
> > I have two questions about the erlang shell:
> >
> > 1) Is there any way to make the history persistent between sessions?
> > 2) Is there any way to enable emacs-style backwards search in the command
> > history using CTRL-R?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Jesper Pettersson
> > Klarna AB
> >
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