[erlang-questions] [Erlang-Q] What does Ctrl+G do for the Eshell?

CGS <>
Mon Oct 3 09:31:52 CEST 2011


Try q instead of q(). You may also want to try h.

Cheers,
CGS


On 10/03/2011 09:28 AM, Barco You wrote:
> Hello Erlangers,
>
> When starting a erl shell, we will see a printout as:
> Eshell V5.8.4  (abort with ^G)
>
>
> then, I tried to press Ctrl+G and got:
> User switch command
>   -->  ls
> Unknown command
>   -->  q().
> Unknown command
>   -->
>
> I can do nothing with the prompt "-->". How to quit from it? and
> what's "Ctrl+G" used for?
>
>
> Thank you!
> Barco
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