[erlang-questions] Problem using short names in OS X Leopard

Joel Reymont joelr1@REDACTED
Tue Dec 9 13:25:18 CET 2008

On Dec 9, 2008, at 1:29 AM, Dane Jensen wrote:

> Hi All-
> I'm running into problems using distributed Erlang with short names (-
> sname) in R12-B5 installed through MacPorts in Leopard that I'm hoping
> someone can help me sort out.
> The gist of it is that they just don't work... at all.

bigdaddy:~ joelr$ uname -a
Darwin bigdaddy.local 9.5.0 Darwin Kernel Version 9.5.0: Wed Sep  3  
11:29:43 PDT 2008; root:xnu-1228.7.58~1/RELEASE_I386 i386

bigdaddy:~ joelr$ erl -sname foo
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.6.5 [source] [async-threads:0]  

Works for me and always has.

It does ask whether I want to grant beam permission to connect,  
though, at least the first time around.


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