[erlang-questions] Why does the cd() command make the shell stop processing ?

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Wed Nov 10 17:00:54 CET 2010


You could try escaping the backslashes:

     cd ("c:\\Users\\MyUserName\\Documents\\Src\\Erlang\\").


On 10/11/2010 15:47, Fred Hebert wrote:
> You're escaping the last " with the system path. This means the string is
> never closed.
>
> Try forward slashes, they work well on Windows 7 (untested on other
> Windowses).
>
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Mr C<>  wrote:
>
>> After entering cd ("c:\Users\MyUserName\Documents\Src\Erlang\").
>> the prompt line number that is displayed is the same line number as
>> before entering the cd() command.
>>
>> The shell doesn't properly process any erlang code after that line is
>> entered.
>>
>> I'm using Windows 7 Professional with Erlang R14B (erts-5.8.1.1)
>>
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