[erlang-questions] erl -make exit status

Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) ulf.wiger@REDACTED
Thu Aug 23 19:29:00 CEST 2007

Michael Campbell wrote:
> On 8/23/07, Kenneth Lundin <kenneth.lundin@REDACTED> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > What is your real problem?
> > Is it the fact that "erl -make" doesn't return an exit code 
> to the shell?
> > Or is it the "can't find include lib" thing?
> I can't answer your question to the OP there, but it seems a 
> bit much to call a usable return code a qualification of a 
> "heavy duty" build tool, no?  As it is, you can't even script 
> the thing reliably.
> <shrug>

But to be fair, Kenneth only said that erl -make isn't
_meant_ to be a heavy duty build tool. He never suggested that
it would be one if it could only return a proper return code.

Ulf W

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