[erlang-questions] Re: [erlang-questions 82] Re: code:lib_dir and .ez archives

Per Hedeland <>
Mon Mar 28 17:06:44 CEST 2011

Håkan Mattsson wrote:
>Per Hedeland has however implemented a much better solution called delayed
>detach, where the detached Erlang node keeps a socket to its parent process so
>it may print a decent error message and set an exit code if the
>startup fails.

Actually I didn't implement it, just hacked it when needed...:-)

> The code has been contributed to the OTP group a long time ago, but was
>at that timepoint not included in the distribution due to lack of
>time. The code has
>proven to work very well.

I guess we could try to dig it out of our repository again, it has
gotten a bit mixed up with Tail-f-specific stuff over the years though.


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