[erlang-questions] escript and ctrl+c

Vivek Ayer <>
Mon Apr 2 23:39:51 CEST 2012

Looks like the zeromq community has already solved this:


If I'm not mistaken, this should do what I want. Can you all confirm?


On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Vivek Ayer <> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I've been using escripts to prototype erlang code. It's really great
> and you can have something functional (no pun intended) very quick,
> similar to prototyping in python.
> Anyways, escript serves all my needs except for shutdown signals. I
> can't quite figure out how make an exit action like 'Ctrl+C' trigger
> something like an 'exit' or 'stop' routine in my scripts. How would I
> go about accomplishing this? Help appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Vivek

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