[erlang-questions] "detached VM" vs "VM under screen"

Max Bourinov <>
Thu Jan 5 14:45:19 CET 2012


We also run everything under screen. And it is nice to have shell = access
to all things in the running system, but you must know what you do in there
:-)

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On 05.01.2012, at 17:26, Jesse Gumm <> wrote:

I run under screen, since I run screen for everything already, it's nice to
always have the erlang shell up and ready if I need it.

-Jesse

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On Jan 5, 2012 7:03 AM, "CGS" <> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> One major preference to use -detached (implies -noinput which implies
> further -noshell) option is when you want to create a persistent
> application which doesn't depend on your connection with the machine where
> you run the application. It is similar with "nohup" command under Linux. It
> also implies the use of less resources than "screen", but with no
> capability to interact directly with it.
>
> CGS
>
>
>
>
>
> On 01/05/2012 12:27 PM, Zabrane Mickael wrote:
>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> Is there any preference between running a VM in a "detached mode"  (i.e
>> erl -detached ...)
>> or simply running it inside "screen" for example witout detaching from it
>> (i.e erl ...) ?
>>
>> What are the pros/cons?
>> Best practices?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Zabrane
>>
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