[erlang-questions] Distributed Applications: Stop Before Start?
Thu Mar 29 06:50:52 CEST 2012
On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 02:04:10PM +0100, Tim Watson wrote:
} On 28 March 2012 12:40, Vance Shipley <> wrote:
} > /Users/otpuser/lib/erlang/doc/design_principles/included_applications.html
} > "This means that when running, an included application is in fact part
} > of the primary application and a process in an included application
} > will consider itself belonging to the primary application."
} > So if a process in the snmp application would call application:get_all_env/0
} > it wouldn't get what it expects. It does look like all the calls to the
} > application module do include the application name (snmp) however.
} Is calling application:load(snmp) prior to starting the top level
} supervisor the 'right way' to resolve this issue when working with
No, loading the application doesn't help. It's loaded anyway by virtue
of being listed in the included_applications key of the application resource
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