Erlang statements (commands) are closed with dot, so you actually didn't closed the command and Erlang shell is waiting you to enter the dot.<br><br>Regards,<br>Kirill.<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 26 Aug 2007 16:11:49 -0000,
<b class="gmail_sendername"><a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a></b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org
</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">Apologies if this has already been covered -- I would imagine that others
<br>encounter this problem but I could not find the answer to this problem --<br>and thanks in advance for any help more experienced Erlangers can offer.<br><br>I am using Mac OS X (10.4) and I downloaded the tarballs of both the most
<br>recent and second-most recent versions.<br><br>I did the configure && make &&<br>sudo make install dance (without passing them any options) and fired up erl.<br><br><br>And then, this:<br>$ erl<br>Erlang (BEAM) emulator version
5.5.4 [source] [async-threads:0]<br>[kernel-poll:false]<br>Eshell V5.5.4 (abort with ^G)<br>1> 1+1<br>1> 1<br>1><br><br>According<br>to everything I read, it should print "2" and then "1" after my two commands.
<br><br><br>So what am I doing wrong here? I've RTFM'd and STFW'd to no avail. I really,<br>really want to start hacking away with this language. :(<br>_______________________________________________<br>erlang-questions mailing list
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