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

Bengt Kleberg <>
Fri Feb 21 12:48:58 CET 2014


Greetings,

What is the command line?
(Ex: erl -mylist 1 2 3 4, or erl -mylist "1,2,3,4" or ?).


bengt

On Fri, 2014-02-21 at 03:05 -0800, PONMUTHU.M wrote:
> 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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