[erlang-questions] Windows: checking for available packages?

Elena Garrulo egarrulo@REDACTED
Fri Aug 7 14:33:45 CEST 2009

BTW, using code:load seems a clean way to do that. It loads every
module I was looking for.

Thanks again.

2009/8/7 Richard Andrews <bflatmaj7th@REDACTED>:
> If you think you know the name of the module you can try
> 1> code:load_file(mnesia).
> {module,mnesia}
> 2> code:load_file(kjhsdfsadf).
> {error,nofile}
> or if it's an application you could try application:start(appName).
> I find the most reliable way is to search the erlang installed
> filesystem tree for files that look like what I want.
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Elena Garrulo<egarrulo@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I apologize if this question gets posted twice, but I've tried the
>> Google Groups interface and it seemed to not work.
>> I'd like to know how you can learn whether a package is available in
>> your Erlang installation. To be specific, I'd like to know whether wx,
>> ssl and database support is available into precompiled Erlang setup
>> for Windows.
>> I've tried to import such packages from the Erlang console, but that
>> fails. OTOH, "-import(lists)." fails too, and AFAIK "lists" is a
>> standard package.

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