[erlang-questions 28] Re: Ignoring bad beams with dialyzer

Kostis Sagonas <>
Sat Mar 26 16:37:18 CET 2011


Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> Jordan Wilberding wrote:
>> Is there a way to make dialyzer ignore beams that weren't compiled 
>> with +debug_info instead of erroring out?
> 
> Yes: provide a patch for it ;-)
> (Preferably with a new command line option.)
> 
>> Is there a reason it has to error out?
> 
> Well, you presumably asked dialyzer to dialyze a bunch of beam files and 
> it can only handle some of them. No wonder it feels very sad about it!

Just in case it was not obvious... I was half-joking in my reply.

This is a very good suggestion!  If noone beats us to it and provide a 
patch for this, we will implement it for the next OTP release.

Kostis



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