[erlang-questions] doc question

Daniel Dormont <>
Wed Dec 12 20:01:39 CET 2012


Web version:

http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/kernel/application.html
http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/app.html

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Motiejus Jakštys <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Rustom Mody <> wrote:
>> At the head of http://www.erlang.org/doc/design_principles/applications.html
>> it says "read in conjunction with app(4) and application(3)"
>>
>> The "app(4)" and "application(3)" are not links.  What/where to search for??
>
> Manual pages:
> $ man 4 app (although only man 5 app works for me)
> $ man 3 application
>
> You can get Erlang manual by using "erl -man Something", where
> Something is an Erlang-related thing you are looking for. This saves
> you from remembering numbers and getting unexpected results. Compare
> in your shell:
>
> $ man file
> $ erl -man file
>
> --
> Motiejus Jakštys
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