[erlang-questions] The Trinity: ERTS, Emulator, Shell

CGS <>
Sun Jun 10 11:53:17 CEST 2012


Then, maybe the next step for you should be to read some books about how
Linux manages processes, pipelines and so on so forth.

CGS







On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Avinash Dhumane <>wrote:

> Of course, that's where I came from.
>
> Not that I couldn't employ those options to work fruitfully for the
> immediate tasks at hand (towards this end, the online Erlang documentation
> is adequately equipped) but I am trying to get through them into the
> machinery that stands behind them - what that machinery is, how it works,
> and the most importantly, why it is like what it is. This understanding is
> indispensable for my self-adaption to Erlang for solving customers'
> problems. I guess every programmer-to-be (at various levels) of Erlang will
> have this need.
>
> Right now, we have Joe's thesis at one end of the continuum and the (open)
> source code at the end. The 3 books are very good (and I have them all) but
> the desire to know, understand and apply is insatiable! :-)
>
>
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 03:19:10 +0530, CGS <> wrote:
>
>  Have you tried http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/**erl.html<http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erl.html>for erl options?
>>
>> CGS
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Avinash Dhumane <
>> >wrote:
>>
>>  Where may I look further for the basic understanding of spatio-temporal
>>> relations among the "things" named as ERTS, Emulator and Shell? The
>>> question occurred while I was toying with "erl" as Unix-filter
>>> shell-command and couldn't get over the options (to erl) like "-noshell",
>>> "-s", "-detached", init:stop(), and so on in the documentation and in the
>>> FAQ.
>>>
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