compiling a module from a string

Bengt Kleberg bengt.kleberg@REDACTED
Thu Jul 6 16:55:09 CEST 2006

On 2006-07-06 16:19, Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) wrote:

>> Of course, this doesn't work, since compile.erl assumes that 
>> the source has to come from a file. So does epp.erl, BTW, and 
>> epp_dodger. 

when faced with a similar problem for a pretty printer (epp_dodger 
wanting a file) i found that epp_dodger:parse/1 could handle an io 
object, instead of a file. so i wrote a string_io module that has 
open()/close() and received the io_requests. would this have worked for 
you? ie, can compile take an io object?

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