[erlang-questions] Running rebar generated release failing with Kernel pid terminated"

Vineet Naik <>
Thu Dec 13 11:56:11 CET 2012


On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Dmitry Klionsky <>wrote:

>
> Actually, it doesn't seem to be a good idea to manually exclude any
> application until you know precisely what you're doing.
> Reltool will exclude any unused applications itself. Just stop excluding
> the applications in reltool.config and see if it works.
>

Not able to get this to work by removing the excludes. Getting all the
previous errors of
"init terminating in do_boot" again.


>
>
>
>
> On 12/13/2012 12:49 PM, Vineet Naik wrote:
>
> Thanks Dmitry,
>
>  After adding inets to the app config file it failed with -
>
>  {"init terminating in do_boot",{'cannot load',mnesia_backup,get_file}}
>
>  I then excluded mnesia in reltool.config as I am not using it (Is this
> the correct thing to do?)
>
>  Now it shows -
>
>  {"init terminating in do_boot",{'cannot
> load',erts_alloc_config,get_file}}
>
>  I tried adding erts to app config but get the same error.
>
>  I don't think erts can be excluded, right?
>
>  I am not able to understand why is it required to either include in app
> config or
> exclude it in reltool config. What's going on here and who is behind the
> magic,
> reltools or rebar :-)
>
>  Really appreciate all the help, it would have very difficult for me to
> reach this far otherwise. Thanks a lot.
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Dmitry Klionsky <>wrote:
>
>>  Hi,
>>
>>
>> >> BTW, isn't ftp in the stdlib?
>>  No, it's inside the inets application
>>
>>
>> >> {"init terminating in do_boot",{'cannot load',ftp,get_file}}
>>  Maybe this will clarify things for you:
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10417469/could-not-start-release-with-rebar-generate-epgsql
>>
>>
>> >> {app, ftp, [{incl_cond, exclude}]},
>>  This won't work. The `ftp' isn't a separate application
>>
>>
>> >> {app, inets, [{incl_cond, derived}]},
>>  Add {app, inets, [{incl_cond, include}]}.
>> But better include `inets' into a YOUR_APP.app.src file like this
>> http://code.google.com/p/mochiweb/source/browse/trunk/src/mochiweb.app.src
>>
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Dmitry
>>
>>
>> On 12/13/2012 10:28 AM, Vineet Naik wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Andrew Gopienko <>wrote:
>>
>>> Make sure you have sasl dependency in your app file.
>>>
>>>   {applications, [
>>>                   kernel,
>>>                   stdlib,
>>>                   sasl
>>>                  ]},
>>
>>
>>  Thanks Andrew, that was indeed the problem why no sasl error log was
>> generated.
>> After adding sasl in applications, the error logged in it is,
>>
>>  exception exit: {undef,[{inets,start,[]},
>>                             {exmpp_component,init,1},
>>                             {gen_fsm,init_it,6},
>>                             {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}
>>       in function  gen_fsm:init_it/6
>>
>>  I had added `{app, inets, [{incl_cond, exclude}]},` in reltool.config
>> myself earlier.
>> I tried removing that option out now and I am getting the following error
>> while
>> starting up
>>
>>  {"init terminating in do_boot",{'cannot load',ftp,get_file}}
>>
>>  I was getting a series of such errors before and I could fix them by
>> excluding
>> non required libraries one by one. 'inets' was excluded in order to fix
>> the error for
>> 'ftp' module. But it seems exmpp code needs inets:start/0.
>>
>>  I tried replacing it with -
>>
>>  {app, ftp, [{incl_cond, exclude}]},
>>
>>  and later
>>
>>  {app, inets, [{incl_cond, derived}]},
>>
>>  But both don't work. What is the correct way to configure this?
>> BTW, isn't ftp in the stdlib? I can load ftp module from inside any
>> erlang shell
>>
>>  Thanks,
>> Vineet
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 2012/12/13 Vineet Naik <>
>>>
>>>> Hi Roman,
>>>>
>>>>  Thanks for replying. I have <release-bundle>/log/sasl but it's empty.
>>>> And there is no
>>>> other file/dir in log dir. Do I need to include anything in code/config
>>>> to make
>>>> it log errors to a file?
>>>>
>>>>  Regards,
>>>> Vineet
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:27 PM, Roman Gafiyatullin <
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Vineet, most probably something went wrong during startup.
>>>>> Can anything similar to sasl-error.log be found in
>>>>> the <release-bundle>/log/ directory?
>>>>>
>>>>>  --
>>>>> RG
>>>>>
>>>>>  On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:31 pm, Vineet Naik wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>>  I am trying to package my app using rebar. `rebar generate` command
>>>>> runs without any
>>>>> problem (no errors at least). But when I try to start the console by
>>>>> running the script generated
>>>>> by rebar in bin directory, it fails with "Kernel pid terminated"
>>>>>
>>>>>  A huge crash_dump is also created but I am not able to gather any
>>>>> info from it.
>>>>>
>>>>>  I checked the erlang docs[1], I found this paragraph about the error
>>>>>
>>>>>   "Kernel pid terminated (Who) (Exit-reason)" - The kernel supervisor
>>>>> has detected a failure, usually that the application_controller has shut
>>>>> down (Who = application_controller, Why = shutdown). The application
>>>>> controller may have shut down for a number of reasons, the most usual being
>>>>> that the node name of the distributed Erlang node is already in use. A
>>>>> complete supervisor tree "crash" (i.e., the top supervisors have exited)
>>>>> will give about the same result. This message comes from the Erlang code
>>>>> and not from the virtual machine itself. It is always due to some kind of
>>>>> failure in an application, either within OTP or a "user-written" one.
>>>>> Looking at the error log for your application is probably the first step to
>>>>> take.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>  If I run `console_clean` command, then the console start in the
>>>>> correct node. Does
>>>>> this rule out the "Node is already in use" case above?
>>>>>
>>>>>  I also tried running the code from an erlang shell with the ebin dir
>>>>> paths of all required
>>>>> libs added manually to sys path and it works perfectly.
>>>>>
>>>>>  How can I go about debugging this?
>>>>>
>>>>>  [1] http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/erts/crash_dump.html#id71973
>>>>>
>>>>>  Thanks,
>>>>> Vineet
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   --
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>>>>
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> Dmitry Klionsky
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