[erlang-questions] include as a library rather than an application?

Thomas Lindgren <>
Sun Apr 6 12:31:05 CEST 2014


If it's just a code library, you don't need the module. Take a look at the 'mod' key in the 'app' man page: http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/app.html


Best,
Thomas

On Sunday, April 6, 2014 6:20 AM, t x <> wrote:
 
Hi,
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>For this problem has a "working hack" -- but I'd prefer to do it without a hack.
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>I'm including erldn in my app.src as:
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>{applications, [kernel, stdlib, cowboy, gproc, erldn]},
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>To do this, erldn must have an application behaviour. Thus, I was forced to add:
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>https://github.com/txrev319/erldn/blob/d607db5d3826a7f3ad0eff918c8c7691a362ad94/src/erldn_app.erl
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>a no-op file to make it an application.
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>My question: is there a way to include erldn as a library rather than
>an application? I.e. I want access to erldn:parse_str(...) . However,
>I don't want to spawn an app just to include erldn.
>
>
>Thanks!
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