[erlang-questions] help me to read proper input from commandline erl

PONMUTHU.M <>
Fri Feb 21 12:05:53 CET 2014


hi all,

      while get runtime command prompt variable via init:get_argument(name).


    i want to get a list . but in that " " are added while getting & assign
to a varaible


% erl -mylist [1,2,3,4]

> {ok,[[List|_]|_]} = init:get_argument(mylist).
{ok,[["[1,2,3,4]"]]}
>List.
"[1,2,3,4]"



but expecting O/p as

>List.
[1,2,3,4]


please help , because of this double qutoes am not able to do Head & Tail .




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