'undef' while doing erl boot on release

Gleb Peregud <>
Fri Oct 8 16:22:30 CEST 2010


On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 16:00, Gleb Peregud <> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have the following structure (which is created automatically by
> scripts from dev environment):
>
> release/Vsn/App1/ebin/
>                     /*.beam
>                     /*.app
>           /App2/ebin/
>                     /*.beam
>                     /*.app
> release/Vsn/system.rel
>
> system.rel contains all appropriate version info about apps. Boot
> script is done with systools:make_script/1 and release bundle is done
> with systools:make_tar/1 (i.e. without erts inside). This gives me a
> release bundle, which I copy to another place and extract.
>
> It gives me the following structure:
>
> $DIR/system/lib/App1/ebin/
>                         /*.beam
>                         /*.app
>               /App2/ebin/
>                         /*.beam
>                         /*.app
> $DIR/system/releases/system.rel
>                    /Vsn/start.boot
>
> and if I do
>
> $ cd $DIR/system && erl -boot releases/Vsn/start.boot
>
> I get the following error:
>
> =CRASH REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::15:46:26 ===
>  crasher:
>    initial call: application_master:init/4
>    pid: <0.39.0>
>    registered_name: []
>    exception exit: {bad_return,
>                        {{ibrowse_app,start,[normal,[]]},
>                         {'EXIT',
>                             {undef,
>                                 [{ibrowse_app,start,[normal,[]]},
>                                  {application_master,start_it_old,4}]}}}}
>      in function  application_master:init/4
>    ancestors: [<0.38.0>]
>    messages: [{'EXIT',<0.40.0>,normal}]
>    links: [<0.38.0>,<0.6.0>]
>    dictionary: []
>    trap_exit: true
>    status: running
>    heap_size: 377
>    stack_size: 24
>    reductions: 105
>  neighbours:
>
>
> If I do
>
> $ cd $DIR/system && erl -pa lib/*/ebin
> Erlang R14B (erts-5.8.1) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
> [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>
> Eshell V5.8.1  (abort with ^G)
> 1> ibrowse_app:start(normal, []).
> {ok,<0.33.0>}
>
>
> Script file created previously by systools:make_script/1 does contain
> appropriate primLoad commands, application:load/1 and
> application:start_boot(ibrowse, permanent) commands. I've double
> checked - ibrowse is not installed anywhere else on the system.
>
> I'm out of ideas why this could happen. Any thoughts on this?
>
> Best,
> Gleb Peregud
>

Just to add more info. Starting ibrowse from console works perfectly well:

$ cd $DIR/system && erl -pa lib/*/ebin
Erlang R14B (erts-5.8.1) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0]
[hipe] [kernel-poll:false]

Eshell V5.8.1  (abort with ^G)
1> application:start(sasl).
ok
2>
=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:27 ===
          supervisor: {local,sasl_safe_sup}
             started: [{pid,<0.38.0>},
                       {name,alarm_handler},
                       {mfargs,{alarm_handler,start_link,[]}},
                       {restart_type,permanent},
                       {shutdown,2000},
                       {child_type,worker}]

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:27 ===
          supervisor: {local,sasl_safe_sup}
             started: [{pid,<0.39.0>},
                       {name,overload},
                       {mfargs,{overload,start_link,[]}},
                       {restart_type,permanent},
                       {shutdown,2000},
                       {child_type,worker}]

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:27 ===
          supervisor: {local,sasl_sup}
             started: [{pid,<0.37.0>},
                       {name,sasl_safe_sup},
                       {mfargs,
                           {supervisor,start_link,
                               [{local,sasl_safe_sup},sasl,safe]}},
                       {restart_type,permanent},
                       {shutdown,infinity},
                       {child_type,supervisor}]

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:27 ===
          supervisor: {local,sasl_sup}
             started: [{pid,<0.40.0>},
                       {name,release_handler},
                       {mfargs,{release_handler,start_link,[]}},
                       {restart_type,permanent},
                       {shutdown,2000},
                       {child_type,worker}]

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:27 ===
         application: sasl
          started_at: 
2> application:start(ibrowse).

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:30 ===
          supervisor: {local,ibrowse_sup}
             started: [{pid,<0.47.0>},
                       {name,ibrowse},
                       {mfargs,{ibrowse,start_link,[]}},
                       {restart_type,permanent},
                       {shutdown,2000},
                       {child_type,worker}]

=PROGRESS REPORT==== 8-Oct-2010::16:21:30 ===
         application: ibrowse
          started_at: 
ok
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