[erlang-questions] Is -on_load() still experimental? Anyone using it?
Mon Jan 27 11:57:27 CET 2014
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Ferenc Holzhauser <
> Recently stumbled into the -on_load() directive. It seems nice to replace
> manual work (when possible) e.g. when a live update of a library module
> needs some environment/configuration change on the running system.
> doc: http://www.erlang.org/doc/reference_manual/code_loading.html#id84676
> It says it is experimental (since R13B03).
> After trying, it appears to be doing what I think it supposed to but
> looking at this note in the doc I'm not sure how safe it is to use in
We don't recommend using it for anything except loading NIF libraries.
We will update the documentation to say that.
Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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