[erlang-questions] erl -make exit status
Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB)
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.
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.
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