[erlang-questions 30] Re: Ignoring bad beams with dialyzer

Jordan Wilberding <>
Sat Mar 26 19:51:20 CET 2011


I am more than happy to provide a patch. Be expecting one soon.

Thanks!
Jordan Wilberding

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Kostis Sagonas <> wrote:

> 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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