[erlang-questions] "Automatic" recompile app from a console
Thu Jan 31 22:32:26 CET 2013
On 01/31/2013 04:25 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> You're asking about a completely different workflow, but on the
> outside chance you're simply looking for a streamlined way to
> integrate the shell with your programming,
I am :)
> this is what I use:
> - Edit and compile source explicitly (I have a key binding to run
> "make" in Emacs, but I'm sure most editors have an easy equivalent)
This is the part that was failing for me, actually - I get an error
about reloading a beam file when I ran the make from within emacs. Works
OK from a command line, but not from emacs.
> - Let mochiweb's reloader, which is started using the "-s reloader"
> option, automatically reload the modified beams
> I *live* in the Erlang shell during development, always using this
> workflow. When I watch others constantly closing and restarting the
> Erlang shell in between changes, I wonder how on earth they get
> anything done :)
I programmed in Erlang a few years ago and gave it up. I don't remember
how I worked before but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have lived with this
either :) So now I need to get it working again...
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