[erlang-questions] Simple supervisor failed_to_start_child

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Apr 29 08:20:20 CEST 2013


Greetings,

How small can you make an example, that still fails with the error
message in question?


bengt

On Sun, 2013-04-28 at 22:58 +0200, Pierre Fenoll wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> I am trying start a very simple one_for_one supervisor architecture
> over
> a working project; but all I get when I start_link/0 my supervisor is:
> 
> 
> {shutdown,{failed_to_start_child,brocessing,brocessing}}
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> I don't know why it mentions "brocessing" twice; well I don't
> understand the message
> much. brocessing is a module (containing the API to start a
> gen_server), but also it is
> the registered name of my gen_server.
> 
> 
> Here is my setup, and the whole code not far away: [1]
> 
> 
> So far Internet hasn't been helpful. Can you share your insights?
> 
> 
> [1]:
> https://bitbucket.org/fenollp/brocessing/src/5d7169f4600a05be42942ce890b2bee42c3fddda/src/brocessing_sup.erl?at=master
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Pierre
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