[erlang-questions] anybody know how to start erlang (cowboy) with launchd on mac.

Tony Rogvall <>
Sat Feb 23 11:37:01 CET 2013

Here is the plist need to start rfzone, I guess you can modify it to start your stuff.

( I probably stole it from somewhere :-)


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN"
<plist version="1.0">

On 22 feb 2013, at 19:31, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> This is a mac mountain lion specific question
> The subject line says it all.
> 1) I give some magic command
> > launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/joe.experiment.plist
> This launches erlang/cowboy "on demand"
> 2) I fetch a web page from "http://localhost:11234"
> Erlang starts and starts cowboy
> Anybody know what the magic stuff in joe.experiments.plist is?
> Cheers
> /Joe
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