[erlang-questions] Becoming distributed on Windows

Avinash Dhumane <>
Fri Apr 6 09:36:16 CEST 2012


When Windows is booted up, below undesirable is observed. Please. Thanks.

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 ~
$ erl
Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
1> net_kernel:start([abc, shortnames]).

=INFO REPORT==== 6-Apr-2012::12:47:29 ===
Protocol: "inet_tcp": register error: {{badmatch,{error,econnrefused}},
                                        [{inet_tcp_dist,listen,1},
                                         {net_kernel,start_protos,4},
                                         {net_kernel,start_protos,3},
                                         {net_kernel,init_node,2},
                                         {net_kernel,init,1},
                                         {gen_server,init_it,6},
                                         {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}
{error,{shutdown,{child,undefined,net_sup_dynamic,
                         {erl_distribution,start_link,[[abc,shortnames]]},
                         permanent,1000,supervisor,
                         [erl_distribution]}}}
2> q().
ok
3>
 ~
$ erl -sname abc
Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
()1> q().
ok
()2>
 ~
$ erl
Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
1> net_kernel:start([abc, shortnames]).
{ok,<0.32.0>}
()2> q().
ok
3>
 ~
$ erl
Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
1> net_kernel:start([foo, shortnames]).
{ok,<0.32.0>}
()2> net_kernel:stop().
ok
3> q().
ok
4>
 ~
$
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PS: Erlang is installed using the default binary executable installer for  
Windows.



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