[erlang-questions] Function to print a record with fieldnames?

Mats Cronqvist mats.cronqvist@REDACTED
Tue Mar 4 15:53:02 CET 2008

Convey Christian J NPRI wrote:
> I've got a record definition along the lines of:  -record(myrec, {foo = undefined, bar=undefined}).
> To help with debugging, I'd like a function that will print out something like the following text:
>    #record{foo = 42, bar = the_answer_to_the_question}
> Does such a function exist, or must I write my own version of the function for each record type?  I know I can just use io:format("~p~n", [ MyRecord ]), but I'd really like the fieldnames to also be printed.
 best i've seen is variations on this theme;

-author('Mats Cronqvist').


go() -> ?rec_info(r,#r{}).

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