[erlang-questions] Release handler seems to be not starting some applications

Dmitry Demeshchuk <>
Sat Sep 8 18:47:17 CEST 2012


Okay, that seems like a lager problem, it just doesn't start even after
starting compiler.

Moreover, it doesn't start using lager:start() and whatever else. No idea
why compiler isn't started though.

On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Dmitry Demeshchuk <>wrote:

> Hi, everyone.
>
> I've been checking rebar and releases mechanisms and noticed an odd thing.
>
> First, I created a dummy release and started it. After that, I added some
> applications to it, generated a release upgrade and installed it.
> Surprisingly, some applications haven't started, compiler and lager to be
> precise.
>
> Basically, here was the initial list of applications in reltool.config:
>
>          kernel,
>          stdlib,
>          rels
>
> and here's the one after my upgrade:
>
>          kernel,
>          stdlib,
>          riak_err,
>          compiler,
>          syntax_tools,
>          lager,
>          rels
>
> No errors, no warnings, compiler and lager just silently fail to start,
> though their starting instructions do exist in relup. Tried to start them
> manually – works like a charm.
>
> Here's a short exapmle: https://github.com/doubleyou/rels
> To reproduce, switch to the initial commit, build, generate release. Then
> switch to the second commit, build, generate release upgrade, install.
>
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Dmitry Demeshchuk
>



-- 
Best regards,
Dmitry Demeshchuk
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