[erlang-questions] "Automatic" recompile app from a console
Fri Feb 1 16:53:05 CET 2013
Another alternative to autoloading of modified beam files the moment
modification is made is to include the following user_default module 
in the ERL_LIBS path, which will add a handful of useful commands to the
shell including l() that will reload all modified beams.
On 2/1/2013 10:40 AM, John Kemp wrote:
> This does not seem to work on a Mac FWIW since there is no equivalent of the inotify tools on OS X, for similar reasons to Damian's suggestion. Otherwise (on Linux), it looks promising...
> On Jan 31, 2013, at 10:16 PM, Slava Yurin wrote:
>> Hi John.
>> Maybe https://github.com/tex/ssync can help you.
>> 01.02.2013, 04:09, "John Kemp" <>:
>> I have been writing an application using rebar to build the app. I run
>> the server and open a console. I then change the source code and
>> apparently I need to leave the console, 'make rel' and restart the app
>> and the console.
>> I'm sure there's a better way to do what I'm doing.
>> One project I found is https://github.com/rustyio/sync, but this did not
>> (yet) work for me according to the instructions.
>> How can I have my rebar (or just Erlang) app automatically recompile
>> ('make rel') when one of the source files changes, or run a command from
>> within the console to do this?
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