[erlang-questions] Ubuntu update breaking longnames
Fri Jan 11 12:01:04 CET 2013
hmmm... my hostname was set "in a roughly proper way" to marlin (marlin
/etc/hosts points to my public IP, /etc/hostname is marlin, sudo hostname
setting all that to something more FQDN-y seems to have made it work.
This still feels a bit like magic, yes. I just found
http://erlang.org/doc/apps/erts/inet_cfg.html which might explain more how
it works for future ref.
On 11 January 2013 11:37, Motiejus Jakštys <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:23 AM, JD Bothma <> wrote:
> > erl -name bob
> I am surprised how this worked before. For -name you need an FQDN.
> Technically, it's a name with at least one dot.
> Maybe you mean erl -sname bob, which is expected to work?
> Motiejus Jakštys
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